In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.
Developers on the eastern edge of Mesa are building a new mixed-use master-planned community, friendly to both residents and big businesses.
The GOP leader of Mesa, Arizona, championed a new property tax; loves mass transit; and lured liberal-arts colleges to his city. Can these moves propel him to higher office in a red state?
Phoenix says it has among veterans. Next it's aiming for the broader homeless population.
Mayors address their worst cultural stereotypes.
The poor, the homeless, renters, and anyone who doesn't aspire to buy a house.
The key, according to a new report, is forming partnerships with farmers.
The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.
The Reinvent PHX initiative will try to guide transit-oriented development in five districts along the new light rail corridor.
Arizona wants to tie bathroom access to birth certificates; scientists sound warning about pit latrines; a municipal government does BYO toilet paper.
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Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Populations in markets hit hard by the 2008 crisis – like Phoenix, Orlando, and Las Vegas – grew faster than others.
A honey dipper-shaped observation tower inches one step closer to reality.
CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
Premiums for the young and healthy are set to rise 169 percent, according to a new survey.
An old idea reinvented for the 21st century.
During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.
A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.