It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
A school in Portland, Oregon, is housed in a super-green building. And that's just the beginning.
How America's biggest metro areas stack up.
Bike infrastructure is changing, raising new questions about the best design.
Believe it or not, a new study of canopy coverage in Baltimore suggests maybe they can.
Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.
How bikeable is your city?
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
An artist wants to bring animated GIFs to life the old-fashioned way.
Portlanders are putting their elderly poultry out to pasture. We have a better idea.
A new study ranks Atlanta, not New York or L.A., as the most influential on our musical tastes.
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.
How a Portland foodstuff distributor brought his company into the city.
Gabriel Wartofsky thinks his folding electric bike can be the final cog in a multi-modal transportation network.
Do any of these annoying strategies actually work?
Five highways whose execution gave their cities new life.