Our annual look at the extensive information now available from city governments, and the tools people are building with it.
Graffiti artists were invited to Atlanta to paint. And then they weren't.
That's pretty much all you could ask for in an artwork, right?
17 percent of American workers work within 10 miles of a major airport.
The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.
A cities-focused look at the outcome of key state and local ballot initiatives.
The cost of water has risen much more in some places than in others.
Pension pay-outs are a ticking time bomb.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
With one of the nation's highest foreclosure rates, Atlanta thought it had found the perfect opportunity to build more parks.
Mapping the metros with the largest share and largest number of college students.
San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.
Jakarta bests New York and L.A. as well as Tokyo, London, and São Paulo, according to a recent study.
Atlanta's voters rejected a one-cent sales tax to fund a public transportation overhaul. Lessons from Denver, Los Angeles and Phoenix.
The latest research finds arenas are "not the cause of development so much as they are the effect."
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
No, it doesn't cause water shortage. But sprawl can exacerbate some of its impacts, in at least two ways.
Also, Atlanta outlaws smoking in public parks and a Massachusetts town stops feeding the bears (after one licks a human).
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.