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Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.

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How Satellite Cities Are Reshaping East Africa

Rapid urbanization and divided cities could create a "nouveau apartheid" in places like Rwanda and Kenya.

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Long Island Kids Beg for a School Bus to Take Them Across a Dangerous Road

New York's “complete streets” law is a step in the right direction, but roads around the state continue to threaten the lives of children who live and go to school near them.

Reuters

Cape Town Prepares for Winter

A glimpse of the city as the seasons change.

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The State of American Infrastructure

The Urban Land Institute takes stock of what cities are doing to rebuild.

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The Impending Obesity Epidemic

42 percent of Americans could be obese by 2030 - why aren't we doing more to fight this?

Reuters

America's Most Powerful Global Cities

Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.

Reuters

London's Brand Olympics

The Games have provided an unprecedented opportunity, not always welcome, for companies to attach their names to parts of the city.

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Welcome to the Rebuild Era

Lately, America's leaders have talked a lot about the need to rebuild. Has it begun?

Reuters

Land Transfer of the Day: 4.1 Million Acres

Turkey will open formerly protected land (much of it already illegally developed) to builders.

Motherboard

William Gibson Worries Your City May Be 'Cooked'

The science fiction writer discusses how technology is changing cities.

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The New Design Needs of the Information Economy

How offices and home spaces are changing to keep up with Generation Y.

Pew Research Center

Americans Trust Local Government More Than Washington

61 percent of Americans have a favorable view of their local government.

Reuters

A Robot Grows in Tokyo

The life-size sculpture is an advertisement for a new theme park.

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Why There's No War Between Drivers and Cyclists in the Netherlands

Dutch people aren't born knowing the rules of the road. They're taught from an early age.

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Urban Sustainability's Missing Ingredient? Education

The best way to make cities greener might be teaching residents what that actually means.

Kaid Benfield

Do Cities Really Makes Us Happier?

We need places that foster positive human interaction, but they don't have to be urban.

Reuters

The Municipal Revenue Problem Behind China's Smoggy Cities

A new report from the World Bank argues that a better financing system is needed to reduce emissions in China.

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Public Trash Cans That Aren't Overflowing with Empty Coffee Cups

A designer in Copenhagen comes up with a solution to her city's trash problem.