Why do most heavy metal bands hail from Scandinavia and Northern Europe?
Airports are a central component in urban and regional economic development.
U.S. census data released today shows a decline in exurban populations.
There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.
Metro areas generate 93 percent of the world’s patented inventions.
The economic recovery remains uneven according to a Brookings Metro Monitor report released today.
A cartography design studio creates unique map skins for a more aesthetically pleasing online experience.
A chat with the cartographer who dreamed up this latest entry into the aspirational transit future genre.
In most of America's top metros, buying may well be the better financial decision. But is the next bubble inevitable?
U.S. housing prices peak at different times based on their geography.
An estimated 600,000 Americans are homeless, but the spread isn't uniform. Some cities have been hit harder than others.
College towns dominate when it comes to sports employment.
An artist turns Google earth views into mesmerizing maps.
What the urban world will look like in 2050.
Mapping inequality across U.S. metros.
High-paid knowledge, professional, and creative class occupations will add roughly 7 million new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.
A look at which states' housing markets have performed the worst.
Artists connect the dots to reveal animal shapes on the city's subway map.
Service jobs are projected to make up more than roughly half of all new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.