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Is Yemen's Capital City Doomed?

Sana'a could literally run out of water by 2017. And so far, very little has been done

Where Creative Class Women Should Work

Some states treat their creative women better than others

In Defense of Publicly Owned Metros

Five reasons why Moscow's subways are the best in the world

Urban Planning in the iPhone Age

A new generation of apps make life easier for urban planners and urban dwellers

City Test: How Hard Is it For Seniors to Get to a Grocery Store?

The 'consumer logistics' of how senior citizens grocery shop, and its relationship to urban planning

The Death Row of Urban Highways

10 roads whose days cutting through cities are nearly numbered

How New York City Sold Public Housing in the 1930s

Original New York City Housing Authority posters pitch the projects as the 'solution to infant mortality'

In Australia, a National Plan for Urban Planning

In a heady new report, the country outlines its vision for how cities should be

San Francisco’s Temporary Beer Garden Takes Off

Project utilizes a plot of land awaiting development as temporary site for local business

Forcing Banks to Secure Foreclosed Homes

A proposed Chicago ordinance would require security guards to be posted outside vacant homes near schools

The Income Disparity of Women in the Creative Class

More women are working white collar jobs, but they're earning less than their male counterparts

Are Americans Afraid of Innovative Urban Design?

Four landscape architects challenge U.S. cities to stop copying the High Line and start looking for place-based opportunities

10 Addictive Urban Web Cams

Stream Las Vegas weddings, construction in Iran, or one of the longest DMV lines in the country

Battling Detroit's Arson Epidemic

With so many vacant buildings, firefighters in Detroit are among the busiest in the nation. A new documentary sets out to tell their story

Do Poor People Make Neighborhoods Less Safe?

Not according to a new study - they just move to places where crime is already on the rise

In California, a 'Bus' Without a Bus

One town is experimenting with a fitness program that encourages students to walk to school

History Gives Hope to California High-Speed Rail

What America's first-generation railroad system says about its next one

Why the World's Exploding Population Isn't as Bad as it Seems

Geographer Joel Kotkin says the bigger problem is low birth rates in developed countries

Could Building Thousands of Parks Fix the Real Estate Market?

A new initiative seeks to revive empty commercial land as public space