The majority of U.S. states have "mediocre to awful" standards in science, according to a brutal new scorecard.
States are still struggling with foreclosures, but as new figures show, metro areas bear the brunt.
Local churches come together to protest a recently-passed ban on worship services in public schools.
A look at some ideas for a park in New York City.
A clever idea for reclaiming the suburbs from endless driving.
A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.
Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.
Your cell phone may provide the insight planners need to develop more efficient roads.
How America's oil and gas capitol came to design a park at the forefront of green public space.
An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.
The best smelling, that is. See where your city ranks on this highly unscientific listing of odorous burgs.
The American landscape is littered with the decaying corpses of strip malls. Here are a few innovative ways we can turn them to our advantage.
Douglas Coupland calls on cities to take pride in their unique qualities.
The formerly despised work is now a central part of the city's urban fabric.
To help citizens better understand the budget process, Calgary's mayor let them craft it themselves.
The victims of a mugging would like the media to stop talking about the mugging already and other news.
The strange factors that impact whether we're content where we live.
These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.
Trulia tracks where in-town buyers search for housing.