The urban programs that would suffer most from budget sequestration.
Photographer Nick Frank discusses his sharp, colorful, deserted shots of the stylish system.
Last week's results are very encouraging — but they're actually in line with recent success rates.
New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
On the heels of a study that showed no link between home closures and crime, new research finds a clear (though modest) connection.
A Cities guide to the very close state-level elections.
A taxi lobby has fought the city's efforts toward a fuel-efficient fleet — and won.
Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.
Climate scientists saw this coming, and their estimates on service restoration are no more encouraging.
Transit consultant Jarrett Walker explains how a network built on connections will benefit Auckland, New Zealand.
A new study takes a real-time approach to see why cyclists choose some routes over others.
Aris Venetikidis has mapped out a better mass transit system. He's still waiting for the city to embrace it.
The rail operator's recent success should end the debate over its privatization.
Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.
A new modeling system called "Hestia" traces greenhouse gases to individual urban buildings and roads.
A growing line of research may ultimately help us design healthier cities.
Hispanic voters could influence the presidential race in key battleground states.
New research finds that parking minimums are indeed bad, but that parking maximums still need fine-tuning.