Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.
Research on the topic doesn't offer any clean answers — and two new reports just add to the confusion.
Seattle's ever-changing experimental gallery storefront makes the transition from music store to farm.
Often banned by municipalities for safety reasons, simple A-frame sidewalk signs should be allowed to return, within reason.
On America's lackluster alleyways and what we can do about them: a conversation with Daniel Toole, author of Tight Urbanism.
Artifacts from the past can teach us a lot about walkable, transit-oriented spaces.
ABC News tracked down the couple that inspired the movie Sleepless in Seattle, and more news.
Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.
These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.
Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
Central Connecticut State University's annual study found no correlation between the wealth of a city and its literacy rate.
A short history of snow removal in America's cities.
The Portland Loo's defense-first design has freed it from becoming a beaten-down haven for illegal activity
When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best
A regional organization helps old commodities industries find new niches for their products
King County, Wash., takes aim at cultivating local talent for its growing economy
A group of MIT scientists chronicles the long, sad journey of our waste
For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part