Or perhaps the better question is, can they?
The second installment in a five-part series featuring Richard Florida leading a conversation on the future of the Motor City.
A two-block virtual walk highlights Copenhagen's exceptional urban atmosphere.
Officials planned to use toll revenue, but a court ruled the fees illegal. This leaves the cash-strapped government in a lurch.
In recent years, we've seen an explosion of events and organizations aiming to remake our neighborhoods and our cities.
We're looking at you, Manhattan.
That's how many new units of housing San Francisco added in 2011, the lowest since 1993.
See what Sunday's fearsome "ring of fire" looked like from around the world.
In northern Italy, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake makes a mess of Renaissance-era structures.
Russian kids have fun climbing the Bridge to Russky Island, world-record holder for Highest Pylons Ever.
A London gardening project aims to plant food up and down a city bus line.
In Russia, an app identifies "parking douches."
Some 357 cowboys will compete for $45,000 in prizes at the annual Falkland Stampede.
Broward County, Florida, has one of the top transit systems for a metro of its size thanks to a multi-destination approach.
We need a legal framework that creates many different types and scales of building around public transportation.
An online tool visualizes various unpleasant water-scarce scenarios.
New Jersey's gambling revenues have fallen every year since 2006. With its newest property, Atlantic City pins its hopes on luxury tourism.
Two teams from smaller metros are doing remarkably well in this year's playoffs. But big city franchises have typically dominated NBA titles.
Closed since World War II, Saint-Martin's platform is currently being used to promote the new film.