Local Government

Originally posted on Rocky Mountain Institute’s RMI Outlet. By Laurie Guevara-Stone. California is known for being a leader in solar energy, but a small county in Northern California has taken things a step further. It has become the first county ...

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Local Government

By Matthew McClellan. As cities respond to the growing presence of ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and others, even the name “ridesharing” is up for debate. Traditionally, for-hire car services have fallen into two broad categories, distinguished by how ...

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Local Government

By Dave Roberts. If it were a movie, it might be called “Revenge of the JEDI: the Redevelopment Empire Strikes Back.” It’s the California Jobs and Education Development Initiative (JEDI), which would enable the revival of the 425 redevelopment agencies eliminated in 2011 by Gov. Jerry Brown and ...

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