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The privately run Detroit Bus Company will try to pick up where the city's public transportation left off.
A new, green housing project in Milwaukee offers veterans access to job training, a fitness center, and free high-speed internet.
A playful and silly take on the challenges of navigating an urban setting blind.
Are corporate logos diminishing the sense of place in cities?
Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.
Barry Sorkin is an Illinois native with no formal food background. Here's how he opened one of the city's most successful restaurants.
It is very big.
Software entrepreneur Patrick Kennedy is bringing faster internet to San Leandro, thanks to infrastructure put in place by BART and city officials.
Two artists take a unique approach to preservation, creating to-scale images of historic interiors.
Commuters in Sydney can now bop to high-energy techno music while they wait for their bus, thanks to an unusual advertising campaign.
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Fights over how kids play have been going strong since the early 1900s.
Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.
A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.
The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.
An estimated 600,000 Americans are homeless, but the spread isn't uniform. Some cities have been hit harder than others.
In an era of fewer resources, police could solve more crimes faster if they could leverage the Big Data long buried within their own departments.