Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
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.
On Tuesday, voters in those states legalized marijuana for recreational use. But the administration could make implementation very difficult.
America's major cities lean Democratic, but these swing state metropolises could end up playing a deciding role.
Meet the high-paid experts who are pitching our cities and states on how to save money.
Back in the 1980s, the area lost a fifth of its building stock.
Hispanic voters could influence the presidential race in key battleground states.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
An experiment tests the honor system across a wide range of demographics and places.
New York City and San Francisco are the most "requested" destinations on CouchSurfing.org.
Your lasers, your bike locks, your pieces of wood, and any hopes you had of actually getting near the action.
The latest research finds arenas are "not the cause of development so much as they are the effect."
On the state level, mental illness and stress levels don't play a role. Poverty and gun control policies do.
The Orlando Magic's aluminum-plated garage and Duke University's green-walled parking lot are among the winners of the 2012 International Parking Institute competition.
In Denver, a new model of how to revitalize older, distressed public housing sites in an ambitious yet sensitive way.
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
A look at some of America's most (and least) successful designs.