Boston

Kevin Johnson

Where Each City's Uninsured Live

Very few people in Boston are uninsured, but there are huge swathes of them all over Dallas.

Reuters

The Race Is On for the Transit Ticket of Tomorrow

The next-generation fare card will definitely be much more than a fare card. But what, exactly?

The New York Metro's Economy Is Almost as Large as Australia's

How U.S. cities stack up economically worldwide.

One City's Quest to Erase the Gender Pay Gap

Boston is trying to ensure female workers earn as much as men by asking local companies to rethink perks like flexibility and child care.

Census Bureau

A Detailed Map of the Net Migration Flows for Every U.S. County

People are leaving Minneapolis for Florida, Detroit for the suburbs, and Washington for New York.

Neoscape

Why the Real Estate Industry Is Interested in Drones, Too

They're quickly changing the art of visualizing buildings.

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U.S. Cities Haven't Given Up on Selling Naming Rights for Transit Stations

Despite only a handful successful deals nationwide, Boston is trying again.

NOAA

The Latest NOAA Map Shows Most of the Northeast Blanketed in Snow

The National Weather Service has broken down predicted snowfalls for the coming blizzard.

Digital Scholarship Lab

The Quaint Plans for American Cities, as We Envisioned Them 200 Years Ago

New York in 1776, Charleston in 1780, Baltimore in 1801.

Boston's Outgoing Mayor Spent 20 Years Putting His Name on Everything

Thomas M. Menino leaves his successor with a particular problem.

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The Forgotten History of How Cities Almost Killed the Common Squirrel

At last, historians have charted the great "squirrel experiments" of the 1800s, which saved the humble creature from urban extinction.

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We Don't Know Nearly As Much About the Link Between Public Health and Urban Planning As We Think We Do

Car culture may not be making us sick. Cities aren't necessarily healthier than suburbs.

Mapdwell

Imagining the U.S. Supreme Court Covered in Solar Panels

Alongside every other building in Washington, D.C.

Census Bureau

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor

Median incomes have been growing the fastest, however, in a very different part of the country.

Please, Allow Yahoo! Autocomplete to Insult Your City

This wonderfully poisonous map shows what Yahoo!'s search engine thinks of places, such as "Chicago is so two years ago" and "Philadelphia is ugly."

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3 U.S. Metro Areas Have Economies Larger Than Sweden

And other eye-popping comparisons.

Wikimedia Commons

The Evolution of How We Build Airports

The shift from close-in spaces to far-flung outposts like Denver International reflects changes not only in travel, but in the culture.

Chris Devers/Flickr

What Boston Can Teach Us About Linked City Parks

The city's "emerald necklace" is a 1,100-acre chain of green spaces connecting the Boston Common to five additional parks and an arboretum.

Associated Press

David Ortiz Came in (a Very Distant) Third in Boston's Mayoral Election

Bostonians really do love their baseball.