In Chicago, the CTA Bus Tracker isn't just a great tool for existing riders — it's actually encouraged new ones.
After months of planning, the White House decided to shift the summit to Camp David.
The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.
Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods can improve quality of life for the urban poor.
A new study finds "unintended political consequences" of HUD's program to place poor families in higher-income neighborhoods.
Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.
The Windy City is setting itself up as America's next beer mecca. Here's how they did it.
An expansive new database could change the way Americans think about where we can afford to live.
A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.
What the geography of the All-Star game says about American cities and metros.
A flood of new cameras in Chicago aims to slow motorists driving near schools.
In New York, legislators debate whether a bill banning food will cut down on the city's vermin.
On America's lackluster alleyways and what we can do about them: a conversation with Daniel Toole, author of Tight Urbanism.
A few ideas for less competitive but still worthwhile city superlatives.
The Chicago skyline is gorgeous to look at, but in the winter it rains down icy fingers of death upon the populace.
An ambitious new program would transform foreclosed homes into rentals. But will it help the cities that need it most?
Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.
Tree coverage is steadily shrinking in urban America, according to a new study of aerial photos.
New numbers from the Urban Institute require some context.