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.
A Philadelphia photography project transforms ad spaces with pictures of the working poor.
A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America's troubled education system.
A D.C.-based entrepreneur imported his own diner in 2009, but now he's looking to sell.
A banned Buddhist festival makes its triumphant return, and other news.
Why some urbanists are skeptical of the conference innovator's plans to crowdsource the city of the future.
In Chicago, the CTA Bus Tracker isn't just a great tool for existing riders — it's actually encouraged new ones.
According to a new study, it's not just cheap labor that big tech companies are drawn to.
For one thing, the rats move in.
Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.
After months of planning, the White House decided to shift the summit to Camp David.