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Gigabit Cops

A high speed network is changing and augmenting police work in Chattanooga

America the Stuck

The U.S. is moving less than ever before—and it's holding back the recovery

How Much More Would You Pay to Live Near a Park?

A new survey attempts to put a personal price tag on access to green space

Your City is Full of Bees

New York City's newly discovered bee and what it taught me about nature in the most urban of places

An Architecture Firm That Likes Its Urbanism 'Messy'

Kansas City's eldo has managed to merge modern design and 'hyper functionality' in its latest set of projects

Mongolian City to Build an Artificial Glacier for Air Conditioning

An enormous ice sheet will emit cool air that will be pumped through the city of Ulan Bator

A Visual History of Manhattan's Grid

A new exhibition examines the master plan that made New York what it is today

Postcard from Portland

Porta Potti brawls, server farms and a battle to play the most Christmas music 

How Hamburg Became Europe's Greenest City

A spate of new development projects will make the city more walkable

Start-Up New York?

New York City is well positioned to overtake Silicon Valley as the country's tech innovation leader

A New Vision for D.C.'s Abandoned Streetcar Tunnels

Plans are once again underway to bring Dupont Circle's tunnels back to life—but will the neighborhood get behind it?

White Roofs Cool Cities More Than Trees

Reflective roofing programs may also be a vast deal more effective than green ones

Greening Vacant Lots Linked to Reduced Gun Violence

A 10-year effort to reclaim vacant lots in Philadelphia yields positive results

How Can Renters Have More Control Over Their Homes?

A round-up of the best responses to this week's The Big Fix

9 Beautiful Pedestrian Bridges Not Designed by Santiago Calatrava

Part art, part crosswalk, these wild walkways would look at home in a museum

Grocery Stores on Wheels

Mobile fresh food trucks are popping up in under-served neighborhoods all over the country

A City in the Sky

An urban space that floats in the clouds

Resetting Urban Land Use: What’s Next?

A new report predicts how - and where - we'll be living in the near future

Postcard from Honolulu

Sidewalk bans, Christmas trees and some funny business with illegal driver's licenses