The design of America's suburbs has actually made our streets more dangerous
As home values fluctuate, so too does a family's ability to borrow money to pay for school
The best way to save wilderness is through strong, compact, beautiful communities
A short film by Davide Tonizzo shows off the city's sometimes forgotten mid-century buildings
If we're so fiercely independent, why do we choose familiarity when we shop?
It sounds like an urbanist's nightmare, but StarMetro's new system makes it easier to get to work
Despite their co-option by marketing teams, the pop-up remains a sharp tool in the urban revitalization kit
The president’s stated goal of uniting the country may be a lost cause
Maryland's controversial anti-sprawl plan is in the final review phase
The $90 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor has India building 24 brand new cities.
The words we use for rivers and streams change with their geography
Excerpts from the cutting room floor of my latest magazine feature
Gentrification has long since arrived in Harlem, with plenty of LGBT residents. But they appear to be socializing elsewhere. Why? And does it matter?
Urban communities represent the true economic geography
It’s time to take the livability, sustainability, and prosperity of our urban areas more seriously
What you should—and shouldn't—expect from The Atlantic's newest website
Researchers in Sweden find that even dedicated drivers can learn to enjoy the subway
Residents in the southern resort town of Sochi, Russia are discovering what other Olympic host cities have already learned—some of them will have to move
Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?