When designed the right way, a BRT line can be a smart alternative to more expensive modes of public transit.
Economic development, innovation and creativity are undoubtedly connected. Squabbling about which comes first misses the point.
Seattle is building one of the country's biggest rooftop planting spaces.
How bikeable is your city?
Fifty years after its debut, Seattle’s Jetsons-era World's Fair is still shaping the city, an example of how an ephemeral exposition can have a permanent impact.
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
Where construction markets are picking up again.
Your sense of smell is intimately connected to your experience of a place and your memory of it. So why don't cities take greater advantage of this?
A new study ranks Atlanta, not New York or L.A., as the most influential on our musical tastes.
New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
Which American communities have made the strongest attempts to suppress postal advertising?
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
The city embarks on an ambitious plan for an urban forest, with free food for all.
A new study suggests that zip codes are as important as genetic code in childhood obesity.
The Seattle Times editorial board worries a proposal to relax parking minimums will hurt families, but they're getting it backward.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.
Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?