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An Artistic X-Ray for Buildings in Budapest

A group of artists commemorate demolished old buildings with scenes from the past

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The Evolution of Traffic Accidents in New York

Fatalities are on pace to hit their lowest mark in a century. A look back at the way things were when traffic statistics began

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The Folly of Corporate Relocation Incentives

When cities compete to lure big companies, no one wins

The World's Housing Bubble

New data from the IMF suggests that many countries may be on their way to their own housing crises

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The Challenge of Replacing Organized Crime with Governance

Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America

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List of the Day: America's Most Generous Cities

The places with the highest percent of givers

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Finding the Route of Least Emissions

Experts are working on models that would bring green-routing to your GPS

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How High for Helsinki’s Skyline?

With high-rise buildings proposed, the Finnish capital considers changes to its historically low skyline

Buffalo, Then and Now (1902-2011)

A look at how modern Buffalo compares with the city in its heyday

Postcard From Barcelona

Children decorate a "pooping log" that they'll beat with sticks come Christmas, and other news

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Silicon Valley's Urban Planning Dilemma

An environmental law that sometimes keeps the region from building housing that's close to jobs

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Which U.S. Cities Offer the Most Economic Security?

A new map of metropolitan areas highlights stark contrasts that go beyond unemployment figures

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A Blueprint for Beating Traffic

Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success

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How to Fill an Empty Urban Space

A community group in New York collects ideas for a space that once housed the BMW Guggenheim Lab

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The Case for Congestion

Traffic provides cities money and robust street life - why should we do away with it?

Appalachian Regional Commission

A Voice for Urban Appalachia

The stereotypically rural region has a new online publication embracing its urban side

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The Extraordinary Value of Great Universities

There are few better drivers of economic competitiveness

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Why City Governments Love Crime Cameras

Officials in Wilkes-Barre say their $3 million surveillance system was worth every penny. Then again, they didn't have to pay for it

Map of the Day: The Uneven Spread of Urban Poverty

Economic segregation is still a big problem in cities like Washington, D.C.