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Ignoring Canada’s Minorities in Police Statistics

A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.

What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

You Already Own the Next Most Important Transportation Planning Tool

Your cell phone may provide the insight planners need to develop more efficient roads.

The Greening of Houston

How America's oil and gas capitol came to design a park at the forefront of green public space.

Map of the Day: How People Travel Around a City

An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.

Los Angeles Is the Smelliest City in America, Says GQ

The best smelling, that is. See where your city ranks on this highly unscientific listing of odorous burgs.

Strip Malls Like You've Never Seen Before

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.

To Succeed, Cities Should Market Their Differences

Douglas Coupland calls on cities to take pride in their unique qualities.

How Seville Sold Its Citizens on a Massive Galactic Public Sculpture

The formerly despised work is now a central part of the city's urban fabric.

To Understand the City’s Budget, Write It

To help citizens better understand the budget process, Calgary's mayor let them craft it themselves.

Postcard From Baltimore

The victims of a mugging would like the media to stop talking about the mugging already and other news.

Why the Places We Live Make Us Happy

The strange factors that impact whether we're content where we live.

A Lukewarm Report Card for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.

The Neighborhoods Where Locals Want to Live

Trulia tracks where in-town buyers search for housing.

This Week in Bans: U.K. Libraries Fight Off Waves of Pint-Sized Droogs

Also, Bogota outlaws public handguns; L.A. says no to beach football; a palm-reading aptitude test is no longer acceptable in China; and Hoboken bans Snookie.

New York vs. Boston: Which Is the Better Sports Town?

A statistical examination of the long-term sports successes and failures of the cities in this year's Super Bowl.

London to Rio: Keep Your Statue

Londoners object to Brazil’s idea to build a promotional replica Christ the Redeemer statue for the Olympics.

How Istanbul Became One of Europe's Safest Cities

The city's unique policing system is deeply rooted in its history.

Chart of the Day: Africa's Greenest Cities

A side-by-side comparison of 15 major metro areas.