Unlike the strong-mayor governments of Chicago or New York, San Antonio's government is led by a city manager.
The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.
In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.
The city is locked in a bewildering debate, with transit funding at stake.
Our series drew impassioned responses from city boosters and haters alike.
How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.
Major urban areas are magnets for the uninsured, and the state politicians who turned down the Medicaid expansion are not the ones who will pay to treat them.
Young people in search of a less harried life are a big reason why it's one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.
The new geography of being young in America.
A team-by-team look at how professional basketball has become more than just an American sport.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
Have we resigned ourselves to violence following championship games?
They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.
A conversation with the Arizona-based duo behind San Antonio's "Ballroom Luminoso," among other projects.
Click on a street in this delightful interactive map, and a history lesson pops up.
The city exports more products and services to Mexico than 42 other American states combined.
In an interview, Castro lays out a plan for "closing the skills gap that exists in just about every community."
The city has been quietly establishing itself as a center for computer industries.
By bringing employers and schools together, the Alamo Academies suit the city's job needs and give students a head start.