WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Can Cities Thrive In Turbulent Times? 3 Questions For Cities In 2022

The 2021–2022 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities launched on World Cities Day, October 31, 2021. Submissions are open until February 15, 2022. Find out more at prizeforcities.org. Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Anne Maassen and Rogier van den Berg Infectious disease outbreaks can have enduring influence on urban design, and several … [continued]

A University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Insights Blog. By Madeleine Galvin and Anne Maassen  Monterrey, like other major Mexican cities, rapidly expanded outward during the end of the 20th century. New policies favored investment in new suburban neighborhoods, attracting residents and businesses to the periphery, and provoking several decades of insecurity and population decline. … [continued]