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Why We Need to Treat America's Poorest Neighborhoods Like Developing Countries

Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.

And the Cities That Brew the Best Beer in America Are...

Results from the 2013 U.S. Open Beer Championship suggest that Wisconsin is totally killing it, suds-wise.

Are Civic Hackathons Stupid?

An argument against the popular (and unpaid) app design contests.

Peep at These Fantastic Vintage City Panoramas

You won't find better old cityscapes than the ones in this Library of Congress collection.

Why Are HOT Lanes Struggling to Make Money?

Broadly speaking, the answer comes down to poor planning and a commuter learning curve.

Why America's Bridges Are in Such Dangerously Bad Shape

There are many answers, but they all boil down to the structure of federal transportation funding.

Watch What Happens When You Track 493 People's Grocery Buying Habits

Researchers are using GPS devices to better understand where and how we get our food.

Ridiculous Record of the Day: Seattle's 2,131-Book Domino Rally

Anything to get the kids in the library, right?

What We Know So Far About the Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Officials have confirmed a truck collided with the trusses.

Man Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman

Is this legal?

Toronto's Gorgeous Old Street Signs Might Soon Be for Sale

The city receives hundreds of requests a year to purchase the signs.

Mapping the Subtle Science of Parking Demand

The Seattle region pioneers a way to calculate just the right amount of parking.

Hilarious, Sad Comics Inspired by Craigslist's 'Missed Connections'

Hey, lady walking your chicken on a leash in Portland – somebody's looking for you.

Superstorm Sandy Was So Powerful the Ground Shook in Seattle

Earthquakes aren't the only thing to make the earth shiver.

How Diverse Schools Could Help Fight the Worst Effects of Gentrification

Done right, they might enable "meaningful social interaction" between a neighborhood's new arrivals and its existing residents.

Major U.S. Cities Remain on High Alert Following Boston Marathon Attacks

New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. have stepped up police presence on transit, at tourist attractions, and near hotels.

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

Bankrupt Vs. Broke: What's the Difference: Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Electric Car Improvement of the Day: AAA's New Mobile Charging Truck

AAA's truck that can deliver a fifteen-minute roadside jolt to electric car drivers in the Seattle area.