Monthly Archives: March 2010

Metro Metrics: Urban Competitiveness Redefined

How does Central Ohio measure up? Central Ohio has long enjoyed economic success as compared with Ohio’s industrial counterparts. Is Cleveland really Central Ohio’s benchmark? 21st Century cities are being held accountable to increasingly complex performance benchmarks. Competition around metrics like workforce readiness, emission reductions, mobility indices, quality of life, public health, and geopolitical risk are driving economic development in the international marketplace. A quick look at the metro metrics from Vancouver, Canada illustrates substantial economic and urban success for a 21st Century City. Central Ohio needs to continue to … Read More

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The City in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change

The City in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change initiates a multi-year dialogue around urban development strategies leading into the mid-21st century. The rising significance of urban development as a means toward achieving public policy goals presents new choices and trade-offs for all involved decision makers. Explore and help us define what land use professionals will need to consider while seeking to create communities that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable. The Urban Land Institute gratefully acknowledges the support of The City in 2050 initiative by a founding grant from the … Read More

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