Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
In the 1950s and 1960s, as Boston was busy razing the West End and plunging ahead with urban renewal, transportation planners were pushing an 8-lane bypass highway.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
These statistics offer fresh insights into the importance of walking.
The historic ballpark fought off demolition and ended up better off for it.
We'd love to get from New York to Beijing in 2 hours, but we won't hold our breath.
Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?
A Boston neighborhood comes together to solve severe disinvestment, illegal dumping, and lot vacancies.
Mysterious, simple, intimidating. These buildings define the 1960s just as much as a certain show.
Also, Boston hates moshpits; an Illinois town repeals Prohibition; New York City's teachers should stay far away from Facebook.
Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.
What would happen if you took every neat idea in the realm of public works and piled them all onto one city vehicle?
A record number of American parishes are being foreclosed upon.
A couple of MIT grads have developed a light that's 1) extremely hard to steal, and 2) shaped like a pistol.
Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.
The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.
A new study finds "unintended political consequences" of HUD's program to place poor families in higher-income neighborhoods.
If you're in college, these are the cities where you want to be.
Boston hopes its driver-operated Street Bump app will grow sensitive enough to detect cracks in the pavement before they become gravel-spewing craters.