Two Chicago communities with similar stories see vastly different outcomes.
The city is getting soft.
Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.
Public spaces decked out in the season's finest.
Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.
It's been an eventful year for cartography.
Also, a Canadian city goes after bullies and a Chicago alderman takes the war on pigeons to a new level.
Our annual look at the extensive information now available from city governments, and the tools people are building with it.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
And other metrophors.
Samuel Krueger believes he's identified a structure to L.A. that's not unlike Manhattan or Chicago's Loop.
With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.
These maps track the movement of transit vehicles in various cities over the course of 24 hours.
The geography of modern "john" shaming.
17 percent of American workers work within 10 miles of a major airport.
When he's not doing his day job, planner Neil Freeman likes to render the city in abstract and unique ways.
Brian DeFrees captures the big and small spots along the highway.
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.
Just five metro areas move nearly 40 percent of all U.S. international passengers.