Because A First Impression is Often a Lasting Impression

Erie Reader , By Ben Speggen  |  Nov 10, 2014

Katz, whose book Metropolitan Revolution you should read immediately, is a big champion, as Dan notes, of what he calls “metropolitan prosperity.” In short, the opposite of dilapidated buildings and crumbling urban economies.

Day #088: RVA international

RVA News , By Aaron Williams  |  Oct 29, 2014

In The Metropolitan Revolution, Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley tackle this issue by looking toward a global network of trading cities. “The Great Recession unveiled the limitations of an inward-looking domestic economy driven by home building, shopping, and excessive debt.” Richmond can add government to the list of inward-looking industries with limited growth potential, so what’s left?

The U.S. Is the Most Metropolitan of Nations

Brookings Now , By Fred Dews  |  Oct 24, 2014

The United States is “the most metropolitan of nations,” says Bruce Katz, vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program in a new podcast on Sirius XM’s “POTUS Politics”show…In their book, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy, Katz and Bradley highlight success stories from Miami to Portland, from Boston to Los Angeles, and many places in between.