City officials think so, and they've launched a low-tech campaign to get people to pay attention.
Neighborhoods within 2 miles of city hall saw huge jumps in population between 2000 and 2010, according to new numbers from the Census.
Smokers and the battle for the outdoors.
Cities are building more houses than ever, but they are priced out of reach for the poor.
Looking for someone on Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m.? Check the bathroom.
Wearable cartographic tech enables people to map the insides of buildings just by walking around.
Landex helps you find neighborhoods just like yours, the country over.
You don't need a wealthy developer when you've got thousands of small investors.
Finding a common linguistic ground in a city of 20 million and 500 languages.
A Philadelphia local transformed a lot into a park on his own dime. But the city says the conversion was illegal, and is threatening to sue.
New research suggests who you see may subtly affect your life expectancy.
Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.
There's uneven support for it across the country, but many clusters of agreement.
The characteristics of the average L.A. transit user depends on what form of transit they use.
How police and media helicopters navigate the crowded airspace of L.A. when a suspect's on the run.
Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.
Regions where urbanization is likely to increase by 2030, and where it will have the most impact.
The physical and digital combined into an "open-source hypercity urbanism."
How the recession and rage against the system are fueling street art.