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Lessons From Sandy: Even New Green Infrastructure Was Destroyed

Restoring or creating wetlands that last is no small feat.

Australia Is So Hot, They Had to Add a New Color to the Weather Map

The risk of fire is also exceedingly high.

Brazilian Slum Gets Its Own Currency

The "CDD" is helping residents open banks and encouraging them to shop local.

Sprawl Could Kill Off 34 Million Acres of American Forest by 2060

According to a new study, urban and developed land areas will increase 41 percent.

How the Federal Government Dramatically Skews the U.S. Real Estate Market

A new report details the $450 billion annual federal investment in what gets built in America.

7 Uses for Failing Shopping Malls

Ideas (some good, some not) for what to do with these hulking, empty retail spaces.

Imagining the World's Iconic Buildings All in One Skyline

An artist's impossible city borrows landmarks from eight major cities, including New York, Chicago, London, Shanghai, and Taipei.

Why Does This Canadian Bridge Keep Trying to Kill People?

The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.

Video of the Day: A Year of Fighting Fires in Detroit

In Highland Park, Michigan, a fireman records his work.

Steubenville's Long History of Police Corruption

This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.

Riots in Belfast After City Council Votes to Lower Union Jack

Tensions are never far beneath the surface in Ulster.

'My Brooklyn' Tells a Story of Gentrification and Loss

The documentary takes aim at developers and city officials who smilingly insist that "change is good."

Tehran's Air Pollution Is Killing Thousands

And air quality is only getting worse.

4 Examples of Powerful Placemaking

The National Endowment for the Arts helps towns build their "brand" and develop innovating programing.

3 Keys for Drawing Drivers to Mass Transit

Quality service isn't enough -- systems need to create an "emotional" draw, some experts argue.

This Is What the Typical American Home Looks Like Now

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and central air.

Are Some Cities Built to Encourage Drunk Driving?

A look at which major U.S. cities have the most fatal car crashes per capita.

Watch the New East Span of S.F.'s Bay Bridge Go Up in 2 Minutes

This could be the last time you see the San Francisco — Oakland Bay Bridge not mired in godawful traffic.

Toward the Walkable City

Urban planner Jeff Speck chats with Cities about his latest book.