Sacramento

Woodhead Architects

9 Non-Ugly Bus Terminals

These stations make bus travel bearable

Courtesy Whitehouse.gov

For Once, the Federal Government Gets Sustainability Right

A new line of HUD grants will help communities improve their planning, mass transit and walkability

Flickr/Jeff Kern

The 7 Cities With the Most to Lose in the NBA Lockout

In metro areas with only one professional sports team, the stakes are even higher

Fred Prouser / Reuters

California's Plan to Crack Down on Troublesome Cities

A newly signed law gives the state more power to audit local governments and root out corruption

Flickr user: DaveFayram, Creative Commons

Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

Fighting Crime in an Era of Belt-Tightening

Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?

State of Play: Playground Infrastructure in 20 Major U.S. Cities

Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?