Seattle

Courtesy Waterfront Toronto

9 Cool Projects Under Freeway Overpasses

Innovative ways to reuse the empty space beneath overpasses

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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

Urban Brownfield Cleanup's Big Benefits

Redeveloping old industrial sites in cities not only reduces contamination, it also helps further smart growth

Courtesy Krista Jahnke

Temporary Is the New Permanent

Despite their co-option by marketing teams, the pop-up remains a sharp tool in the urban revitalization kit

Courtesy Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

The Metropolitan Moment

Urban communities represent the true economic geography