Also, the Netherlands bans tourists from purchasing marijuana (yes, really), and one Indianapolis contractor gets a visit from Johnny Law.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
A look at some of America's most (and least) successful designs.
Where construction markets are picking up again.
Los Angeles is once again considering ending the honor system on its rail system.
The KNBC team is recreating the timeline of the 1992 L.A. Riots, and you can follow along.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.
U.S. cities in the South have their own set of challenges to face in going green. But Atlanta, for one, is trying.
The region has a bad smart growth record. But a new sustainable communities strategy just might change all that.
A new book takes a thorough look at how urban planning has shaped the Southern California posterchild for sprawl.
Growing food and community in the narrow strip between the sidewalk and the street.
A UCLA class is trying to apply a strict building standard to an entire community.
The struggle to preserve the neighborhood's unique character in the face of development.
As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.
The Coolhaus truck serves up scoops with a modernist twist.
Designer Paige Smith fills the city's drainage holes with glittering geological matter.
With new water-conscious projects, Burbank is becoming a model of water reuse.
The Census Bureau is getting ready for the release of all the forms from its 1940 count.
Tired of listening to your neighbor's shoes, the garbage truck, and the sound of car traffic? What if you didn't have to?