With a wiki to connect citizens, political leaders, urban experts, companies, and organizations, TED tees up the goal of improving the 21st century city.
A look at which states' housing markets have performed the worst.
Beijing's street vendors are offering goldfish and small turtles sealed inside plastic trinkets for your amusement.
Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.
An aesthetically pleasing if not quite street legal approach to fixing East London's potholes.
One of France's most famous tagging destinations, an old warehouse in Pantin, is scheduled to become just another mixed-use development.
Cornell has chosen six firms to submit designs for its new campus. Here's a look at university projects they've worked on in the past.
Relocating citizens to make way for a big redevelopment push isn't unusual. What's striking in this case is the Azerbaijan government's apparent ruthlessness.
Nashville tries to reboot its neglected areas with a new form-based zoning code.
Officials terrified residents of one neighborhood when they staged a mock terrorist attack, and other news.
Artists connect the dots to reveal animal shapes on the city's subway map.
At the very least, it seems to slow the rise of highway traffic, according to a new report.
The Windy City is setting itself up as America's next beer mecca. Here's how they did it.
Service jobs are projected to make up more than roughly half of all new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.
The nation's infamous two-tier classification system prevents rural migrants from rising up in cities.
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The estimated number of security personnel needed for the London Olympics.
Many urban dwellers would no doubt like to give Austrian artist Michael Heindl a piece of their minds.
The number of people who work in a different city than they live is growing rapidly.