Snyder has "top candidate" for Emergency Manager in mind; consolidation of power will likely lead to cuts and asset sales that the mayor and city council sought to avoid.
Exactly how the Motor City is rebuilding its urban core.
Statler grew up with America's cities.
"Whiteout conditions" appear to have caused at least 30 drivers to lose control of their vehicles.
An unusual map shows the city's still struggling with a foreclosure rate of epic proportions.
And other lessons learned from a vast new data tool from the Urban Institute.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Detroit rolled out the next generation of fuel-efficient cars at this year's Auto Show.
During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.
In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.
A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.
A perfect representation of density.
The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.
And other metrophors.
America's major cities lean Democratic, but these swing state metropolises could end up playing a deciding role.
As Massachusetts governor, Romney was a believer in smart growth, climate change and mass transit. But the same man may not enter the White House, if he wins.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
A lawsuit just filed in New York on behalf of black borrowers in Detroit connects for the first time the housing collapse with civil rights law.
National coverage of ruin and revival gloss over deeper truths about these cities.