San Jose


How to Get More Apples and Facebooks

It's high time to invest in the infrastructure cities need to foster new industrial clusters


What's Missing from the Latest Census Income Calculations

D.C. has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country, but that doesn't mean its workers are making more

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Civic Symbolism: A Survey of City Hall Architecture

Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?

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Mapping Where Crimes Are Likely to Occur, Before They Happen

Santa Cruz is testing a new system that attempts to predict likely locations of future crimes

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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

University of Colorado

America's 20 Most Economically Vibrant College Towns

With better jobs markets and high levels of state funding, these U.S. cities offer a lot more than just a place to go to school