By bringing employers and schools together, the Alamo Academies suit the city's job needs and give students a head start.
So you think you know your city?
Traditionally stingy with new growth, the city appears to be on the cusp of a major construction cycle.
Unions may be dying off in the workplace. But could they make a difference on the bus?
Those stereotypes you hear about people in Boston and San Francisco – there's actually something to them.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Mayor Julián Castro understands the power of government during economic downturns. Will he address this at the Democratic National Convention?
A $95 DIY kit can help you map your city with higher resolution than Google Earth can.
Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
Increasing income inequality is changing the patterns of where Americans live, according to a new report.
Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.
The invention of the air conditioner is still shaping the future growth of global metros.
Texas bets drivers will pay more than $5 to drive 5 mph faster between San Antonio and Austin.
Once seen as a civic gem, demand for a permanently enclosed stadium has dwindled.
Where construction markets are picking up again.
Even 47 years ago, American architects saw the perils of sprawl and car-oriented development.
Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.
A critical look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment projections for the rest of the decade.
A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed