The factors behind the relative obesity of America's cities.
A new study finds citywide plans are not as effective as smaller-scale initiatives.
A couple of MIT grads have developed a light that's 1) extremely hard to steal, and 2) shaped like a pistol.
The all-concrete stadium has been rotting since the early 1990s. Can it be saved? Should it be?
What the urban world will look like in 2050.
University of Michigan students make use of the city’s abundant architectural skeletons, rather than overlooking them.
The city primps for its big day.
An interview with Brad Frost, who collects photos of QR code absurdity.
Forget the Republican presidential primary. Tuesday's elections also lifted blue laws across a large swath of the Peach State.
A traffic jam to end all traffic jams, and more news.
A new report focuses on the dire situation in 15 big cities, and highlights the changing role of the public library.
How local governments can make sustainable development a reality.
By embracing a new "health impact assessment" tool, Atlanta makes sure its major redevelopment will lead to healthier lives.
Across the country, newspapers are cutting their editorial boards. Here's what we lose when they disappear.
The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.
Inequality in American cities turns on more than wages and skills: poverty and race are key indicators.
Londoners have complicated feelings about hosting the Olympics. You'll be hearing from one of them here every week.
A builder designs the smallest studios allowed by California zoning code.
Truly, this is a city that loves to watch winged animals duel to their bloody deaths.