Skip to main content
Income inequality may be a good measure of equity at the national level, where borders are more rigid and migration is difficult, but it is not as useful at the city level.
Bikeshare riders generally travel to neighborhoods that have similar demographics to where they start.
How can local leaders help align public and private investments for the good of the entire region?
Closed-door tax incentive negotiations can create a harmful “prisoners’ dilemma” among state and local governments.
Capital Bikeshare users have generated millions of rides, but use and station placement varies around the city.
The biggest change in the Green New Deal resolution is its explicit call-out of “systemic injustices.”
Like private capital flows, federal community development funding goes to clear geographic winners and losers.
How much do we know about zoning, its variations across the US, and the effectiveness of various reform options?
Many issues forced us to ask difficult questions about America’s identity and the best ways to support the most vulnerable people.
Children and older adults have unique needs in the wake of natural disasters.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

COLLECTION

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

Structural Racism in America

COLLECTION

Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

LISTEN

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

Urban Wire Writers