Also, a U.K. town takes care of a snowball-throwing teenager, and California cities ban mobile billboards and force medical-marijuana growers indoors.
A rash of allergic outbreaks and other news.
One Washington builder asked neighbors what kind of store should fill an empty building. Is this the future of urban development?
In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.
The city's new plan will improve downtown, increase public transportation options and revitalize older neighborhoods.
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.