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Denver's Innovative Strategy to Give Public Housing Residents What They Want

The Housing Authority is using a cultural audit to redevelop the city's outdated South Lincoln Homes, not far from downtown.

Mapping Brooklyn's Spiky Gentrification

Property values have soared in some neighborhoods. But other parts of the borough have been largely excluded from the boom.

What Really Matters for Increasing Transit Ridership

A new analysis disputes the idea that cities need a strong central business district to draw commuters onto transit.

Snowboarding the City

Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal's record snow, performing some impressive stunts in a downtown park.

Deal of the Day: Free Rides in Los Angeles, London, But Not New York

We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.

Wikipedia's Most Popular Pages, in 35 Languages

The French want to know about ornamental holly, Germans are curious about cul-de-sacs, and the Vietnamese are reading up on sex positions.

Urban Trends We Hope Die in 2013

Enough with the yarn bombing already, and other wishes for the new year.

The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.

Don't Complain When Your iPhone Gets Stolen in New York

Apple theft is so bad it's having an effect on the overall crime rate.

The Best Green Ideas of 2012

A personal, eclectic list.

After Another Death, MTA Reconsiders Protective Platform Doors

They received a proposal for a "no cost" barrier system at least a year ago — and haven't moved on it.

Artist Tears Up Raleigh

Scott Hazard creates trompe l'oeil that make it looks like he's chewing holes through the fabric of space-time.

How Black Gentrifiers Have Affected the Perception of Chicago's Changing Neighborhoods

Two Chicago communities with similar stories see vastly different outcomes.

Public Funding for Stadiums Jumps the Shark in Miami

Let's hope outrage over the Marlins deal never fades away.

Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.

A Bold Concept for Post-Sandy Manhattan

Imagine marshes, floating neighborhoods, and hydroponic farms on city land.

Redefining Inequality So It Actually Means Something

Measures that don't account for location fail to capture purchasing power differences.

The Best City Time-Lapse Videos of 2012

Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.