Reconnecting America President & CEO John Robert Smith will be in Charleston, WV, on Feb. 28 as the featured speaker at a Charleston Area Alliance Think Tank on Transforming a Community through Transportation. A popular forum for exploring emerging issues and improving our community, this series features speakers addressing a range of topics including: economic and community development relationships and tools, sustainability, branding, tourism, and revitalization.
Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
Atlanta: Voters reject transportation tax
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Distrustful of government and riven by differences, metro Atlanta voters on Tuesday rejected a $7.2 billion transportation plan that business leaders have called an essential bulwark against regional decline....
Los Angeles: Downtown L.A. Streetcars Face Ballot Test
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named the five cities that will be the first to participate in the Greening America's Capitals program and receive free expert assistance to turn their towns into models of sustainable design... Read On
In the thick of Pittsburgh's first massive snowstorm last month, mayors from seven Midwest cities bravely made their way here Feb. 10 for the Mayors' Institute on City Design, hosted by the Remaking Cities Institute of Carnegie Mellon University... Read On