Efforts to reform municipal governance systems have little impact on actual policies, researchers say.
The state's push to end car-first street planning could ripple across the country.
Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.
But merely providing the service isn't enough. It needs to work well, too.
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
One civil engineer believes trip capacity will increase if cities turn to two-way streets.
More and more suburbs are cropping up as hubs.
Sacramento will transform its decrepit lot into a new train and bus station, thousands of new homes, stores, and parks.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Where you live can determine how much more you'll be making next year.
San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.
It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
Jerry Brown is taking a blunt approach to a controversial water plan.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
Not easy to convert, some cities still manage to find new ways to bring life to their abandoned grain elevators.
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
A look at some of America's most (and least) successful designs.
A critical look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment projections for the rest of the decade.