The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could have made rent control illegal in New York.
Preparing for crowds of foreigners when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics, a city looks to expand its vocabulary.
Which American communities have made the strongest attempts to suppress postal advertising?
New polling suggests a distinct partisan divide when it comes to Americans’ opinions about cities.
The race to be mayor of London has devolved into personalities, but serious economic and social issue confront the city and its next mayor.
More and more cities are experimenting with participatory budgeting. But who really gets to decide how the money is spent?
The country's 21st century architecture is eye-catching, but it's not doing much to revitalize the economy.
A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.
Walters stole nearly $50 million from the District of Columbia, but Crundwell allegedly ganked more than half that amount in a town with a budget of only $8 million.
What other factors influence which states have the highest teen birthrates?
Teen births follow the same fault lines of religion, politics, and class that divide Americans.
Can you tell which of these "facts" are true about Newark's firefighting, robber-tackling, erotic fiction-inspiring mayor?
Fliers, fliers everywhere.
The region has a bad smart growth record. But a new sustainable communities strategy just might change all that.
The District of Columbia attracts millions of visitors every year, but they don't often venture far beyond the National Mall.
Presidents and prime ministers love to point at tiny models of cities.
77 new cases a day are being reported across Haiti.