Brookings Metro

Brookings Metro

Brookings Metro


Brookings Metro is the nation’s leading source of ideas and action to create more prosperous, just, and resilient communities.


In pursuit of our mission to collaborate with local leaders to transform original insights into policy and practical solutions that scale nationally, Brookings Metro produces trusted, actionable research; tests and applies it through regional engagements and national networks; and connects with policymakers at all levels to inform impact at scale.

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Helping communities make the most of historic public investment

Brookings Metro has launched a major initiative to act as a bridge between local leaders and federal decisionmakers, so that generational national investments in infrastructure, economic vitality, and climate action yield transformative and equitable impact in communities—and powerful learning at the federal level.

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