Bruce Katz http://nwpr.org en A Metro 'Revolution': Cities, Suburbs Do What Washington Can't http://nwpr.org/post/metro-revolution-cities-suburbs-do-what-washington-cant When Detroit <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/07/18/203374030/detroit-files-for-bankruptcy">filed for federal bankruptcy protection</a> last week, news accounts were filled with troubling stories of urban decay in the city: vast areas of vacant lots and abandoned houses, shuttered parks, nonworking streetlights and police response times close to an hour.<p>But Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution, says that many American cities show promising signs of renewal. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:45:00 +0000 editor 31520 at http://nwpr.org A Metro 'Revolution': Cities, Suburbs Do What Washington Can't