Kansas City

The U.S. Metro Areas That Attract the Most Seniors

America is aging quickly, but some cities are welcoming more seniors than others.

The American Worker's Housing Affordability Crisis

Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.

The Jazz District Authenticity Problem

Kansas City's place in American music history is inarguable. So why hasn't its jazz-based revitalization taken off?

U.S. Cities Are Losing 4 Million Trees a Year

Tree coverage is steadily shrinking in urban America, according to a new study of aerial photos.

Zen and the Art of Snow Plow Maintenance

When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best

How David Klein and TWA Branded America's Jet Age

1960s era posters illustrate cities around the world

An Architecture Firm That Likes Its Urbanism 'Messy'

Kansas City's eldo has managed to merge modern design and 'hyper functionality' in its latest set of projects

The New Capitals of High Speed Internet

Kansas City's Internet is about to get 100 times faster - now, it's got to figure out how to harness that power

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