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Improving rural infrastructure

March 3, 2010

Lisa Stifler is a Research Associate with the Community & Economic Development Program. Historically, rural communities throughout the country and this state have lagged behind urban areas when it comes to rural infrastructure, whether power, paved roads, water and sewer, phone lines, mobile pho … Continued

Public Investment in Broadband Infrastructure

December 17, 2009

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. If you have not followed the news on this, the City of Wilson, NC recently invested $28 million on a fiber optic network throughout the community and now operates Greenlight cable, internet, and phone as a local utility. After the big cable compan … Continued