A pair of slideshows illuminating what makes a public gathering space work and what doesn't
Streetcars are making a comeback across the country, but in New Orleans, they never went away
A new tool makes it clear just how car-dependent Americans still are
Code for America provides fellows to cities to tackle local problems
Researchers are using thermal imaging to diagnose energy efficiency in the built environment
Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?
Factors like bad weather and long commutes don't make a place less walkable
The next generation of parking technology does much more than just locate available spots
20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall
Boston suburb asks its citizens to rate their happiness
Comparing images of cities and neighborhoods to gather data on perceptions of place
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
Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?
Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?