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Global Cities

Mass Urbanization Could Lead to Unprecedented Human Creativity -– But Only if We Do it Right

Luis Bettencourt | Posted 10.29.2014 | World
Luis Bettencourt

Successful global urbanization could lead to a profoundly-changed world in just a few decades, where age-old human problems of extreme poverty, famine, disease and conflict would be greatly alleviated -- if not eradicated.

This Is The Next Generation Of Global Cities

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

Cities in lower-income countries are rapidly catching up with the world's top business capitals, according to a new report. Chicago-based consulti...

The City on Rahm's Shoulders: Chicago's Energy Economy

Henry Henderson | Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The energy economy is essential to Chicago staying competitive -- it is central to business productivity.

Chicago Transit at a Crossroads

Aaron Renn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Aaron Renn

The CTA doomsday budget, even if it doesn't come to pass, has done a great service by showing the city the inevitable future. Service has been trending downward for decades.