But the key question remains: Will metro residents give up their cars?
In 19 of the 51 largest U.S. metros, including knowledge centers like New York, the city grew faster than the suburbs last year.
Is there a plan to force the gentrification of Detroit through overdue water bills? And should the United Nations take action? The Council of Canadians thinks so.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Sales of previously vacant homes are steadily racking up on the Building Detroit auction site.
A surprising result from a pan-European survey on happiness.
Can new train service between Miami and Orlando be a model for the rest of the country?
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Or, why we should fall in love with ride-share, buses, and walking.
A bike tour in Buffalo that aimed to "inspire feelings of civic duty and moral outrage" may have also exposed weaknesses in a movement's philosophy.
Most new homes being built in the U.S. are multifamily apartments, but more and more people are opting for an even cheaper rental option: the traditional suburban single-family home.
San Francisco voters just approved the kind of urban-planning tool that makes resilient design so difficult: direct democracy.
There's not much riding on the Silver Line except the future of the American suburb as we know it.
An oral-history project seeks to document some of the least-heard voices in society: those with no permanent address.
The tech boom has seen a rise in renter evictions, but the practice was perfected during the dot com madness of the late '90s.
Two maps and six charts take sprawl rankings to another level.
On the eve of its demolition, a memorial service remembers the life of one of the last homes on a single block in the Mantua neighborhood.
A process called "blexting" and a neighborhood-focused property auction may help fix the city's crippling property woes.
The freewheeling opportunity associated with 20th-century California was not available to black residents, and that exclusion reverberates in our neighborhoods and communities today.