“Steering the Metropolis” is a publication that addresses integrated approaches of metropolitan governance. It provides a variety of examples about effective metropolitan governance from a broad range of territorial, transdisciplinary and thematic perspectives. Throughout the book, a select group of scholars and experts examine current models of metropolitan governance as well as administrative challenges and opportunities to achieve sustainable urban development. The chapters contain different forms of governance innovation, in areas such as planning, finance, housing, service provision and citizen participation. The publication seeks to provide practitioners, public officials, scholars and the civic society with state of the art tools and ideas to guide current and future theory and practice.