Nate Berg

Stephen Walter

The Invisible Underworld of London

Artist Stephen Walter maps the city below the surface.

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The Urban Health Desert

Without better planning, health disparities between rich and poor neighborhoods will continue to grow.

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A Fresh Look at Where Americans Are Underwater

A county-level look at where homes are worth less than the debt owed on them.

Nate Berg

A Brownfield Beautification Campaign for Just $750

An art project turns Memphis blight into a monument to the city.

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Slum Evictions Move Ahead in Nairobi

Contested land ownership remains an open question for residents of Nairobi's Kiberia slum.

Nate Berg

What Impression Does Your City Make From the Window of a Train?

A 16-city tour of America, from an Amtrak seat.

Annti Ahtiluoto

Turning Trash Into Table Tennis

Found objects become an urban ping pong station in Helsinki.

Fieldston School

The High School Curriculum Every Urban Planner Wishes They'd Had

A Bronx private school uses the city to unite and apply the variety of subjects taught in class.

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Census Accuracy Report Shakes Up Municipal Challenges

Cities might not want to question the nation's people counters.

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Infrastructure, Tourism and Taxes: The Proposed New Orleans 'Hospitality Zone'

New Orleans wants to tax its tourist areas, but can't agree on how.

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The Best City Parks Systems in America

A new ParkScore metric from the Trust for Public Land names San Francisco and Sacramento the nation's best.

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How Will Johannesburg Pay For its $2.5 Billion Highway Upgrade?

Officials planned to use toll revenue, but a court ruled the fees illegal. This leaves the cash-strapped government in a lurch.

Edible Bus Stop

An Urban Garden for Your Bus Stop

A London gardening project aims to plant food up and down a city bus line.

The Village

Want to Shame a Terrible Parker? There's an App for That

In Russia, an app identifies "parking douches."

World Resources Institute

Mapping Global Water Stress

An online tool visualizes various unpleasant water-scarce scenarios.

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U.S. Metros Are Ground Zero for Majority-Minority Populations

More than half of all babies now born in America are minorities. Here's how that's already playing out at the metropolitan level.

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Problem Of the Day: Rio's Hotel Shortage

As the city prepares to host a number of global events, it still lacks the hotel space to meet the demand.

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30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities

Visualize how far you can get on public transportation in the time you have.

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How Do You Put a Price Tag on a Brand New City?

South Sudan tries to estimate the costs of building Ramciel.