It's been an eventful year for cartography.
From residences to gardens to installations, a look at the most compelling works of the year.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
Metros with strong job growth, low vacancy rates and low foreclosure inventory.
So far there are only three of them in the U.S. The rest of us are still working on it.
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.
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.
Texas master-planned community The Woodlands still isn't interested in becoming a city, and they have a strong case.
Project Row Houses transforms Depression-era homes into a community art museum and affordable housing.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Jakarta bests New York and L.A. as well as Tokyo, London, and São Paulo, according to a recent study.
Don't be fooled - sprawl is about much more than the number of homes per acre.
Increasing income inequality is changing the patterns of where Americans live, according to a new report.
With gang members openly posting about their plans to commit violent acts on Facebook and YouTube, police departments nationwide find increased challenges and unique advantages.
Ranking the economies of Europe and some of America's biggest cities.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
A century-old fire house gets remade, pole and all.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
Why Prudential thought it could save America's downtowns through its own decentralization.