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.
A Congressional hearing finds progress on the NextGen system lagging but generally on track.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
The inventor of the suburban indoor mall came to rue his creations. But now they are dying off anyway.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
The Orlando Magic's aluminum-plated garage and Duke University's green-walled parking lot are among the winners of the 2012 International Parking Institute competition.
Not easy to convert, some cities still manage to find new ways to bring life to their abandoned grain elevators.
Once seen as a civic gem, demand for a permanently enclosed stadium has dwindled.
Has the city's public-works department gone rogue?
How bikeable is your city?
A look at some of America's most (and least) successful designs.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
To Antony Wood's mind, the future of cities is vertical, replete with super-tall buildings, rooftop parks and, yes, lots of skybridges.
Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?
Research on the topic doesn't offer any clean answers — and two new reports just add to the confusion.
Some public transportation systems are using classical music to deter criminals — but does it work?