A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Llama-heavy states saw their numbers drop from 2007 to 2012. But in Arizona, the beasts are only getting more popular.
The mayor of Gary is determined to stop a tide of vacant, neglected buildings in her post-industrial city. Data-rich parcel mapping is the first step.
One classic memo even scores various routes on "presidential risk of blame for killing RR passenger service."
One San Francisco mayoral candidate is making "Yes in My Back Yard" her mission statement.
The country's political climate led to the switch from a mandatory census form to voluntary one. It's been a disaster for policymakers.
Forget opponents—even supporters are debating whether the city has gone far enough in its BRT ambitions.
The new documentary Southeast 67 tracks 67 kids from Southeast D.C. who were granted college scholarships in the 1990s.
The Chicago mayor hopes voters will allow him to avoid an April runoff despite school closures and outbreaks of violent crime.
The city's car-free zone, as it is currently designed, will only displace traffic, not reduce it.
Remembering the Academy Award-winning work of Norman McLaren, whose 1952 commentary on suburbia still resonates.
Senegal's capital is hoping to become the first city to sell a bond in Sub-Sahara Africa, outside of South Africa.
100 years ago today, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition opened its doors.
How does a city move on from war?
Since when does currency show people fleeing buildings in terror?
The tradition has marked the passing of such luminaries as J.F.K., Sinatra, and Elvis. Now, it's Jerry Tarkanian's turn.
Richmond, Virginia's Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan is just the latest case study.
Here's what we can do about it.
The Tadamun project seeks to broaden the discussion about Cairo's future.