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Even In Low-Crime Portland, Police Want Cameras

Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.

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Eviction of the Day: Milan's Occupied Skyscraper

The artists behind the MACAO project have officially been given the boot.

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Did Parking Meters Just Get Too Smart?

The end of free time in Santa Monica.

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Eyeing Industrial Excess for Home Heating in the U.K.

Researchers identify a method to reuse heat from steel factories to warm homes.

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What Killing the American Community Survey Would Actually Mean

Elimination of the annual census would have huge implications for how the federal government allocates money to states and municipalities.

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Newcastle, Australia: World Capital of Tree Drama

For the second time in less than a year, this seaside community is in an uproar over something to do with trees.

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California Mayor Loses His Mute Button

Carson's public hearings will no longer be subject to sudden silence.

Nate Berg

'That Boy Can Drive': Behind the Wheel at the 2012 International Bus Roadeo

The olympics of bus driving draws stiff competition, and plenty of devoted fans.

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William Gibson Worries Your City May Be 'Cooked'

The science fiction writer discusses how technology is changing cities.

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The Municipal Revenue Problem Behind China's Smoggy Cities

A new report from the World Bank argues that a better financing system is needed to reduce emissions in China.

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Longer Commute, Bigger Waistline

Yet more evidence that your drive to work is making you unhealthy.

Michael Wallace

Bike as Paintbrush, City as Canvas

Elaborate bike rides "paint" GPS-enabled pictures on the streets of Baltimore.

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Can Inactive Landfills Become Assets?

An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.

Mike Lanza

Creating Neighborhoods Worth Playing In

How to make places where kids want to go outside.

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The Limits of 'Kickstarter Urbanism'

Are crowd-sourced fundraising websites a good way to accelerate community-level projects?

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Do Honor Systems on Mass Transit Work Better in Smaller Cities?

Los Angeles is once again considering ending the honor system on its rail system.

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How the Internet Redefined Urban Space

A new publication explores the troubling implications of our networked world.

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A Visual Guide to the Potential of Urban Agriculture

An animation shows how a variety of urban spaces can become miniature farms.

Crime Reduced, But at a Cost

Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.