As a white jazz musician in a segregated country, he fought for his black bassist.
Highways and bridges need trillions in upgrades. And more and more, it's local governments that are bearing the costs.
At what thresholds of diversity does a single county turn blue?
And other juicy tidbits.
An international incident sheds light on the trans-Tasman rivalry with New Zealand and the limits of criminalizing speech.
They are mostly found on the coasts, according to a new study.
Partisan lines that once fell along regional borders can increasingly be found at the county level. What does that mean for the future of the United States?
It's the first city in the country to create a comprehensive merit pay system. Here's how they did it.
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Plastic bag and Styrofoam bans may seem like small potatoes. But local legislation often inspires bigger fixes.
This urban economist would really like to know the answers.
The controversial mayor of Canada's largest city is out of a job as of this morning, thanks to a technicality.
To win in 2016, the party needs to revamp their stance on urban policies.
How the world's wealthiest cities can beat back climate change.
An attempted power grab nearly started a riot at the Newark City Council meeting.
American families look a lot different than they did 50 years ago. Here's how we can build the housing and transportation they need.
Half of poor parents raising kids under 18 are now married, a rate that has grown almost 50 percent since 2000.
Massachusetts pushes diverse, dense zoning.
Planners have created isolated urban enclaves that keep the country’s immigrant population separate.