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It Costs More to Live in Honolulu Than San Francisco or New York

Paradise really doesn't come cheap. 

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A Rare Non-Tragic Chance to Revisit the Idea of Driverless Trains

This week's Chicago L train crash highlights an area of technology where U.S. transit lags behind.

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After Centuries Away, the Endangered Nene Goose Returns to Oahu

Hawaii's state bird hadn't been seen on the island since the 1700s.

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How Design Can Help Build a 'Transit Culture'

Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.

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America's Federal Employment Belt

How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.

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Where Even the Middle Class Can't Afford to Live Any More

Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.

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Vancouver Bans Coal – Let's See How That Goes

Your weekly look at all the stuff our elected leaders are outlawing.

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Do Long Commutes Discourage Married Women From Working?

A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.

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Imagining the World's Cities in the Ocean-Dominated 'Hunger Games' Universe

If climate change caused the waters to rise by 500 feet, this is what major international cities might look like.

Segway Accidents: An Ongoing Crisis?

Segway Inc. has fallen out of the news. Perhaps it shouldn't have.

Who Are Google's Ocean 'Street Views' Really For?

Divers? Explorers? Really bad drivers?

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What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Updated data from metros across the United States.

What Your Skyline Says About Your City

The physical space reveals something deeper about a place.

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Where Your Sofa Is High-Demand Real Estate

New York City and San Francisco are the most "requested" destinations on CouchSurfing.org.

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The U.S. Cities Where Young Adults Are Most (and Least) Likely To Live at Home

Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.

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The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

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What the Latest Report on Racial Inequality Doesn't Tell Us

New numbers from the Urban Institute require some context.

Postcard from Honolulu

Sidewalk bans, Christmas trees and some funny business with illegal driver's licenses

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Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation