In Washington, designers are planning a revamp that returns the city to the water's edge.
The astonishing story of how the nation's two largest hunting and fishing specialty stores convinced small town America to pay for their expansions.
Once Apple releases its new mapping software, you'll only be able to find the bus if you live in a city with open data.
Can a city successfully gentrify its bus system? Does it want to?
America's got plenty of vacant properties and a serious homelessness problem. But of course, it's not that simple.
Ideas for rules that balance a building’s historic character with the need for green energy.
Beautiful social housing in Los Angeles is trying to change the lives of its residents and the way communities feel about them.
Buffalo's aging convention center is struggling. What should become of it now?
The convention center market is over-saturated, but the race to keep building them bigger and better hasn't slowed.
Can a city reduce the number of deaths to zero?
As Denton, Texas's music festival grows in popularity, so does interest in the town itself.
Fifty years after its debut, Seattle’s Jetsons-era World's Fair is still shaping the city, an example of how an ephemeral exposition can have a permanent impact.
If sign-less intersections reduce collisions, they almost certainly also consume less energy.
San Diego County has made it easy for its cities to convert to energy-efficient streetlights.
That's the question in Vallejo, the first American municipality to approve citywide participatory budgeting.
More and more cities are experimenting with participatory budgeting. But who really gets to decide how the money is spent?
The city's famous marketing success highlights its primary appeal.
Most smaller commercial buildings can't afford energy retrofits on their own. But what if they banded together?
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.