That's the question in Vallejo, the first American municipality to approve citywide participatory budgeting.
Instead of burning paper money to honor their deceased relatives, many Chinese people are choosing to just write a check.
After a career spent designing album covers, Peter Saville talks about his unique role in crafting his hometown's identity.
The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.
By seizing a historical moment, ordinary Danish and Dutch citizens were able to change the course of development in their urban centers.
Perhaps it wanted to go green.
Warmer temperatures help city trees grow eight times faster.
Already, 1.2 million square feet of green space have been added to the city.
Melanie Hammet wants to turn obscure zoning ordinances into the universal language of song.
A new study ranks Atlanta, not New York or L.A., as the most influential on our musical tastes.
The city is trying to showcase its quirky side. Instead, its Olympic symbols have become a laughing stock.
Residents in low-income areas are more likely to get injured out on the road, according to researchers.
Because pets love to be swung back and forth, that's why.
Atelier Steffen Kehrle has designed a kit to make urban life a little easier.
China's hungry infrastructure claims yet another victim.
The forgotten history of how the auto industry won the right of way for cars.
At the city's new airport, which opens in June, drivers are expected to pay a higher fee.
With few skilled farmers, many urban gardens become victims of neglect.
Amid rare opposition, the land-scarce city-state prepares to build a highway through Bukit Brown.