A new tool from the Sunlight Foundation aims to quantify real-world differences in quality of life across the country.
Harvard sociologist Robert J. Sampson on his new book, Great American City.
A controversial proposal seeks to help revive Southern California's troubled Salton Sea.
Those who choose to stay in derelict, empty neighborhoods can often pinpoint a place's particular value.
By 2025, these cities will account for 60 percent of global GDP.
Radioactive Man would be happy to mow this luminous turf, an artistic statement against light pollution.
More parking, lane miles was the automaker's prescription at mid-century, with a cameo from Robert Moses.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system is deploying vinyl seats that don't cough up clouds of filth when smacked, like the wool ones do.
The city's eerie, beautiful Easter Week marches.
Plaintiffs allege the policy leaves black and Latino residents 'under siege in their own homes.'
An artist turns radiators, water spouts and stuffed animals into lamps.
Small is in, buying is (maybe) out, and smart growth is here to stay.
New York and London top the list in a new ranking of 66 cities around the world.
A surprisingly eclectic cultural festival is set to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Chicago residents are scratching their heads over this age-old mystery.
A study in San Francisco's Presidio District suggests birds are adapting to the increasingly noisy city.
According to a study, expats are not so good at following local rules.
If you can't avoid a car commute, maybe you can slightly change what time you do it.
The designers of this proposed Amsterdam river bridge get a little too whimsical for their own good.