In hopes of thwarting the new administration, citizens and activists in towns around the country are reverse engineering the tactics of the Tea Party.
The Republican mayor of Oklahoma City, Mick Cornett, talks to CityLab about streetcars, immigration, and the nation’s 45th president.
A new open-source tool lets users compare the structure of cities around the world.
A rise in the number and types of immigrant workers has benefits for high- and low-earning residents.
Architect Teddy Cruz and political scientist Fonna Forman want to turn the line between the U.S. and Mexico into a site for creative problem solving.
Explore the crucial milestones in the life of the now-troubled city on this interactive platform.
Immigrants have long been the most loyal users of public transit. That’s starting to change.
The chief of the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs talks about what to expect in the Trump administration.
National population growth has fallen to 1937 levels. But jobs and affordable living continue to attract people to certain parts of the country.
Urban areas that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border have grown together, but in very different ways.
“I'm loath to reduce his work to just a grade. But if I were, I would probably say a B-.”
Low-income neighborhoods that gained college-educated residents lost low-cost units at five times the rate of places that didn’t.
It’s supposed to be a more affordable and flexible way to move people around. But in one of the world’s largest and most congested cities, BRT just made everything worse.
Even in the diversifying big cities, the average white person’s neighborhood is whiter than the metropolitan area he or she is in.
The odds that kids will do better than their parents have plummeted. One possible fix: Learn from the neighborhoods in which income mobility is still thriving.
Earnings rose, but not at the cost of employment.
From Youngstown, Ohio, to Wausau, Wisconsin, it was the towns with big shares of middle-income households that flipped their political allegiances in 2016.
New Census data show that the real differences between the city and the country may not match up with popular perception.