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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.

Where Pittsburgh Has the Sun Belt Beat

The city is better prepared to utilize a key resource: water.

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Great and Not-So-Great Subway Logos

A look at the best and worst designs from around the world

It's Betting Season for America's Mayors

This football season, some go all in

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The Problem with Naming Transit Stations

Commercialism is only one of many reasons for cities not to sell out their stops

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An Architect's Christmas: The Fallingwater App and Gingerbread Model

Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic house goes digital

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What We Can Learn From City Busways

A look at the successes and failures of some prominent American systems

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Making Energy Efficient Streetlights a Reality

How cities can overcome some of the disadvantages of LEDs

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The 10 Least Reliable Roads in the United States

A new report ranks the corridors that are most susceptible to sudden traffic jams

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Why I Love (and Sometimes Hate) My City: Sala Udin on Pittsburgh

The former city councilman has worked for decades to revitalize one of Pittsburgh's most dangerous and deteriorated neighborhoods.

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Is Blotting the Best Solution for Shrinking Cities?

In places like Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago, homeowners are being encouraged to expand the footprint of their properties

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Another Reason to Stop Building New Homes: Job Creation

Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones

Where Homeowners Are Underwater

Obama has a new plan to help owners refinance their mortgages, but some places will benefit more than others

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Making Pittsburgh New by Keeping it Old

A critic of development joins the other side

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Would You Move to Pittsburgh for $100,000?

A contest aims to lure older people to the city who dream of relocating

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U.S. Cities Face a Looming Bridge Crisis

18,000 bridges in need of repair are located in large U.S. metropolitan areas

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5 Great U.S. City Parking Apps

The next generation of parking technology does much more than just locate available spots

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A Tale of Two Arenas: Detroit's Silverdome vs. Pittsburgh's Civic Arena

Two cities choose two very different paths in dealing with aging stadiums

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Entire Bridge Stolen for Scrap

Stealing and reselling copper wire from abandoned homes is so yesterday