Los Angeles

Trailer Parks as Models for Affordable Housing

Santa Monica's new breed of mobile homes are stylish and sustainable

The Future of California's High-Speed Rail Is in Private Sector Hands

With cost estimates rising, a commitment of additional state funds for high-speed rail seems all but impossible

The Metropolitan Moment

Urban communities represent the true economic geography

State of Play: Playground Infrastructure in 20 Major U.S. Cities

Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?

Defining Cities in a Metropolitan World

Eight different ways to measure and think about what makes a city

Urban School Reform as Housing Policy

The link between schooling and place isn’t going away any time soon