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These Transit Riding Politicians Don't Support Public Transit

Members of Congress who spent much of this year fighting over transportation funding should remember they have the sweetest transit system around.

Chart of the Day: No Two Cities Will Recover Alike

The recession and housing crisis hit every city a little differently.

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In Northeast Ohio, Cars Are the Past, Hospitals Are the Future

Changes in employment in the Cleveland area show shifts in which industries are driving the economy.

Mark McKeague

In the Future, Traffic Might Sound Less Like 'Honk' and More Like 'Eee-Beep-Boop'

A British designer wants to turn the noise of electric cars into a city-wide, experimental symphony.

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The 'Best' 1-Bedroom Apartment in Tokyo Costs $23 Million

This incredible penthouse might be out of your price range, but looking is free.

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The 7 Biggest Cities Ever to File for Bankruptcy

The bankrupt Stockton has some company.

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Summertime, the World Over

Gorgeous photos of kite fliers, beach bums, and men playing chess in their underwear.

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A Bankrupt City, By The Numbers

Some of the factors that made Stockton the largest bankrupt city in American history.

A Building Archipelago in the Middle of Zagreb

This new complex in integrates an old distillery and a storied Gorica factory into its design.

Courtesy of Center for Urban Research at the CUNY Graduate Center

Welcome to 1940s New York

An interactive time capsule to all 116 New York City neighborhoods, from 1943.

America's Richest Cities, 1978 and Now

This chart illustrates the rise and fall of America's metros.

Po-Chih Lai

The Craziest Skateboard Ever Can Walk Down Stairs

Po-Chih Lai's "Stair Rover" is meant to conquer the rugged streetscape of London.

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The Suburban Ripple Effect of Sustainable Cities

When major cities embrace climate and energy initiatives, the communities around them inevitably follow.

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Should U.K. Residents Outside of London Resent the Olympics?

Organizers are trying to sell the Olympics as 'Britain’s games.' But England's non-Londoners aren't buying it.

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Race, Gender, and the Creative Class

The creative class has opened up new avenues of advancement for women and minorities, but its existence has failed to put an end to long-standing divisions.

Chart of the Day: Which Foreigners Are Buying Houses in America

Canadians make up the largest share.

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It Took Months to Reach a Deal on Chicago Food Trucks

In a city with politics in its life's blood, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal gleams with compromise.

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The Most Easily Misinterpreted Chart on the Future of the Housing Market

After six years of decline, more architects now report designing larger homes. But that doesn't necessarily mean what you think it means.

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Can China Reinvigorate the American Housing Market?

Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.