CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

Citiwire.net: Time to Enlist State Powers to Curb Deadliest Guns

      Citiwire.net 27 December 2012 Welcome to Citiwire.net! We ring out 2012 with a duo of columns from two Citistates Group founders, Curtis Johnson and Neal Peirce. In the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy, Neal offers a strategy for enacting sensible gun restrictions, despite paralysis at the federal level: state action. …

Neal Peirce on the National Popular Vote, Mark Pisano on the Transition

The ‘National Popular Vote’ — Time At Last? NEAL PEIRCE / JAN 14 2012 © 2012 Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON — Newspapers, the airwaves and the blogosphere are already delivering 24-7 news and speculation focused on the 2012 presidential campaign. But in the end, will we get the president …

Can an Equity Agenda Spark Economic Growth?

Can an Equity Agenda Spark Economic Growth? By Neal Peirce For Release Sunday, November 20, 2011 (c) 2011 Washington Post Writers Group DETROIT — “We stand with Occupy Wall Street. We’re inspired by the organizing we’ve seen… It catches the moment.” But the group PolicyLink, meeting here last week with …

World Cities: Where to Put Their Oncoming Billions?

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! Will (must) the world’s cities grow dramatically in land form in the years ahead? It’s no longer very likely in the U.S. and Europe, but represents the all-but-inevitable scenario in the developing world as hundreds of millions of rural residents continue to pour into cities. A Lincoln …