New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
David Heatwole was sick of looking at an empty pedestal in Martinsburg's town square. So he turned to Craigslist for inspiration.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could have made rent control illegal in New York.
Preparing for crowds of foreigners when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics, a city looks to expand its vocabulary.
Which American communities have made the strongest attempts to suppress postal advertising?
The former factory is the city's most iconic artists' residence, and a new book will explore its untold history.
Bubble-blowers gather in St. Petersburg.
New polling suggests a distinct partisan divide when it comes to Americans’ opinions about cities.
A focus on placemaking can drive the green movement.
The race to be mayor of London has devolved into personalities, but serious economic and social issue confront the city and its next mayor.
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
More and more cities are experimenting with participatory budgeting. But who really gets to decide how the money is spent?
The economic factors behind pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
They are bland, they cost too much and they don't do anything.
Starbucks has said it's stopping the use of bug-based red dye. Why? Making the stuff looks like so much fun!
These Brutalist benches will make you feel like you're sitting around a fire.
The country's 21st century architecture is eye-catching, but it's not doing much to revitalize the economy.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.