A crowdsourced map hopes to help cities identify and address so-called play deserts.
Across the country, newspapers are cutting their editorial boards. Here's what we lose when they disappear.
Kansas City's place in American music history is inarguable. So why hasn't its jazz-based revitalization taken off?
A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix.
They imagine a historic core filled with low-level buildings and parks. Is this the way to revitalize the devastated city?
Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.
As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best
One city in South Carolina comes up with some innovative solutions
How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations?
A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix
For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part
A round-up of the best ideas from this week's The Big Fix
Should infrastructure banks replace our current system of funding roads and transit through grants?
Capital Bikeshare anticipated (and addressed) a lot of the criticisms of their new program for the unbanked
D.C. tries to find a way to include residents who don't have credit cards
They may look pretty, but fronds hurt cities' sustainability efforts
Officials in Wilkes-Barre say their $3 million surveillance system was worth every penny. Then again, they didn't have to pay for it
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work