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Security Cameras As Planning Tools

A network of cameras will augment planning – and law enforcement – in New Delhi

Oddity of the Day: Nativity Scene Starring Hugo Chavez

A collection of some strange Christmas scenes from cities around the world

11 New Buildings to Visit in 2012

You might have missed these new buildings, but they're definitely worth checking out in 2012

Are Small Rust Belt Cities the Future of Green?

In her new book, Catherine Tumber argues that cities like Flint and Syracuse will lead the way to sustainability

Postcard From Rochester

The best online ode to a city you'll see and other news

How Public Transit Celebrates the Holidays

A roundup of the best train lights and subway car decorations

An Artistic X-Ray for Buildings in Budapest

A group of artists commemorate demolished old buildings with scenes from the past

The Evolution of Traffic Accidents in New York

Fatalities are on pace to hit their lowest mark in a century. A look back at the way things were when traffic statistics began

The Folly of Corporate Relocation Incentives

When cities compete to lure big companies, no one wins

The World's Housing Bubble

New data from the IMF suggests that many countries may be on their way to their own housing crises

The Challenge of Replacing Organized Crime with Governance

Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America

List of the Day: America's Most Generous Cities

The places with the highest percent of givers

Finding the Route of Least Emissions

Experts are working on models that would bring green-routing to your GPS

How High for Helsinki’s Skyline?

With high-rise buildings proposed, the Finnish capital considers changes to its historically low skyline

Buffalo, Then and Now (1902-2011)

A look at how modern Buffalo compares with the city in its heyday

Postcard From Barcelona

Children decorate a "pooping log" that they'll beat with sticks come Christmas, and other news

Silicon Valley's Urban Planning Dilemma

An environmental law that sometimes keeps the region from building housing that's close to jobs

Which U.S. Cities Offer the Most Economic Security?

A new map of metropolitan areas highlights stark contrasts that go beyond unemployment figures

A Blueprint for Beating Traffic

Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success