Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones
A map of the country's most intriguing mayoral races, city council competitions and referendums
10 roads whose days cutting through cities are nearly numbered
What America's first-generation railroad system says about its next one
Program tries to streamline purchase of thousands of vacant properties
On the eve of releasing a new smart growth plan, Gov. Martin O'Malley discusses density, smart growth, and a city-centric future
Guaranteeing cheap downtown parking creates all the wrong incentives for drivers
Permitting and environmental review will be expedited, pushing for final approval within 18 months
Cleveland finds a way to embrace winter at Progressive Field
They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.
More than 40 percent of congestion delays occur during off-peak hours
Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?
A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation
With better jobs markets and high levels of state funding, these U.S. cities offer a lot more than just a place to go to school
Redeveloping old industrial sites in cities not only reduces contamination, it also helps further smart growth
Maryland's controversial anti-sprawl plan is in the final review phase
Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?