Nate Berg

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Mayor Pays City Employees By Raffle

Good luck!

Reuters

New Research Finds Urban Form Plays Little Role in Sustainability

The compactness of cities may not be a determining factor when it comes to energy use.

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Beijing Flooding in Pictures

Large sections of Beijing were inundated this weekend as the heaviest rains in 61 years drenched the city.

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19 Metros That Will Hit 1 Million By 2042

A new report predicts that more than half of America will live in a metro area with a million people or more by 2042.

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The Park Bench Stretch

Turning this public park staple into a personal gym.

Darin Jensen

San Francisco's Mission District in 22 Maps

An atlas created by students at UC Berkeley shows just how many layers one neighborhood can have.

Andrew Spitz

Can You Say Kvæsthusgade?

A light and sound installation helps foreigners pronounce crazy Danish street names.

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Exurbs, the Fastest Growing Areas in the U.S.

When comparing areas on the fringe to growth in metros, the exurbs are gaining big.

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Youth-Focused Neighborhood Improvement in Buenos Aires

A city agency is giving local kids paint and skateboards in the hopes of helping them make their neighborhoods better.

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Where State Transportation Money Goes

A new state-by-state analysis shows just how transportation dollars are spent.

Reuters

Demolitions Return to Waterfront Lagos Slum

Stilted homes over the water are being taken down by the government, leaving thousands homeless.

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A Drone's-Eye View of Detroit

A video camera and an unmanned aerial vehicle offer a unique tour of the city.

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The Longest BART Ride Ever

One man's trip across the entire system from end to end to end in one shot.

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Toronto Deputy Mayor Says Downtown Isn't for Families

He argues against requiring developers to build family-friendly units downtown.

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Just 20 Fish Could Overtake the Great Lakes

How a small population might lead to big problems for a $7 billion fishing industry.

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When National Parks and Industry Collide: 3 Cautionary Tales

Examples of industrial operations edging in on public lands, and the people who oppose them.

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Watching the Cost of Employee Benefits Rise in Philadelphia

Pensions and benefits are making up a much bigger portion of the city budget over time.

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California's Bankruptcy Cocktail

Foreclosures and high employee compensation could add more cities to the state's string of bankruptcies.

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An Experiment Worth Watching: All-Door Bus Boarding in San Francisco

Allowing bus riders to board in the rear as well as the front is common outside the U.S., but few American transit agencies have been willing to try it.