Turning urban infrastructure into de facto cooling equipment.
The Russian capital has officially added more than 500 square miles to its footprint.
One month before the games, the city spruces itself up – plus a few rumblings of resentment under the surface.
A social media hoax outwitted an anti-tax group and galvanized voters in Troy, Michigan.
The country's most pressing non-contagious health crisis seems to act like it is one. What does that mean for public health policy?
Already, the Partnership for Sustainable Communities has given $3.5 billion to more than 700 municipalities.
America's got plenty of vacant properties and a serious homelessness problem. But of course, it's not that simple.
Members of Congress who spent much of this year fighting over transportation funding should remember they have the sweetest transit system around.
In a city with politics in its life's blood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal gleams with compromise.
A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
The proliferation of green building standards and evaluations mean more choices about which program to prioritize.
The controversial American Legislative Exchange Council appears to be behind a new effort to unravel local zoning and regulatory authority across the country.
Also, Los Angeles-area officials believe that "money makes the monkey dance," and a Georgia mayor struggles to get somebody to pay for his lawsuit.
A rare moment of celebration in Cairo.
Why Prudential thought it could save America's downtowns through its own decentralization.
Cities around the Pearl River Delta have connected to form one giant metaphor about modern China.
Typical signs of adulthood may have been delayed for some Millennials, but not this group.
Rob Ford ends his quest to lose 50 pounds in a painful-looking way.
A new UN report shows the urban face of global displacement.