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The Myth of the Commuting Criminal

Research has repeatedly shown that crime doesn't necessarily accompany transit, but that lingering fear still threatens new transportation projects.

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No More Alcohol for Egypt's Suburbs

Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.

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Let's Pray This Doesn't Catch On: Blood-Based Graffiti

You might never look at red graffiti the same way again.

MPI's Zara Matheson

Class-Divided Cities: Atlanta Edition

The fifth installment in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.

Lovelorn Map of the Day: Top Missed Connections Locations by State

You may be more likely to spot a potential mate at a Walmart in a whopping 15 states.

JFK's Once Futuristic Pan Am Terminal Is In Danger of Getting Torn Down

Can an online campaign save this iconic piece of aviation architecture from demolition?

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Quantifying Downtown Detroit's Comeback

Exactly how the Motor City is rebuilding its urban core.

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What England Wore to London's Fashion Week

Inflatable hair, zebra-striped pants, and more.

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The Hidden Poverty Rates of Smaller U.S. Minority Communities

New Census data sheds light on the relationship between poverty and selected racial groups in American cities.

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Air Pollution Linked to More Severe Heart Attacks

Heart attack survivors are more likely to die over the following years if they live in an area with higher levels of pollution.

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In Oakland, Citizens Learn to Treat Gunshot Wounds

The People's Community Medics can turn anyone into a first responder.

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Is Building a Multimillion Dollar Project on Connecticut's Waterfront Really Such a Good Idea?

After Sandy, a major development is in doubt.

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An Example of Urban Farming Done Right

In Boise, the link between sustainable farming and sustainable communities is clear.

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The 'Insectothopter,' a Teensy-Weensy CIA Drone From the 1970s

The 1-gram listening device that flew like a dragonfly never really got off the ground.

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A Peek at Rising Health Care Costs in 5 Major Cities

Premiums for the young and healthy are set to rise 169 percent, according to a new survey.

The Global Geography of Beer Monopolies

That foreign beer you're drinking may not be that exotic.

The Man Who Tried to Change the Soul of Paris

Michel Holley built a mini-city of hulking towers on the Left Bank. He thought he was creating a utopia, but most of the city disagreed.

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What Food Desert Maps Get Wrong About How People Eat

Our understanding of food access seldom takes into account a key factor: mobility.

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Introducing an Electric Scooter That Folds Up Into Luggage

Hungary's MOVEO scooter looks like something baggage handlers might lose at the airport.