City Limits is a public policy blog dedicated to analyzing Chicago city governance, its effects on Chicagoans, and solutions to spur better decision making.

Ed Bachrach is the chairman of the Chicago-based Center for Pension Integrity. His work focuses on municipal governance structure and its effects on major cities. He can be reached at edbachrach@aol.com.

Austin Berg is a Chicago-based writer born and raised in Illinois. His work focuses on the effects of public policy on Midwesterners. He can be reached at austin.ray.berg@gmail.com.

Ed and Austin are the co-authors of "The New Chicago Way: Lessons from Other Big Cities," a book to be released by the Southern Illinois University Press in 2019.