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By learning from the steps taken by other countries, the Biden administration’s Safe Streets for All program can use its funding to effectively work toward the promise in its name.
How can public leaders push their policies to be more inclusive as we look toward a postpandemic future?
Our nation’s economy is built on the infrastructure system being structurally sound, efficient in performance, and equitable in delivery and construction.
Louisville’s local land-use challenges are not unique: Most American cities face class and racial segregation.
Programs like Promise Neighborhoods can motivate and align cross-sector efforts and, with some adjustments, reduce inequities in education.
Three insights from the Love Your Block program can inform other cities seeking to adapt their community and neighborhood-based services during the pandemic.
The strength of local cross-sector partnerships will determine whether systemic inequities in employment and financial security will be maintained or disrupted.
A bus message reads "No Mask No Ride"
Black, Indigenous, and people of color; people with disabilities; the elderly; and people with irregular work schedules often face significant barriers to finding safe and affordable means of transportation to work.
Masked doctor walks past a boarded building
Urban researchers equipped changemakers with real-time insights they needed to develop evidence-based solutions, both for immediate COVID-19 relief and long-term recovery.

COVID-19: Policies to Protect People and Communities

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Structural Racism in America

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

Urban Wire Writers