Turns out there is such a thing as a free ride.
Many cities are powerless when it comes to controlling the money in their coffers. Here's how to fix that.
Birmingham finds success with an innovative program to rejuvenate a neighborhood.
A low-income community in Boston taps homegrown business leaders for a brighter future.
A new study gauges the relative contribution of U.S. metros to population, innovation, and economic growth.
Cash-strapped local governments overwhelmingly turned to fees instead of raising taxes in recent years. And they like them.
A new report ranks the world's leading cities for economic, technological, and social opportunity.
Grow Dat offers kids a chance to learn about urban farming and hunger.
For the first time, neighborhoods will be able to bid on local radio wavelengths. Here's what that means for cities.
Promise programs are springing up in Rust Belt cities. But some are working better than others. Here's why.
In this ongoing debate, a new study finds that as red-light cameras go dark, red light running goes up — immediately.
Ideas for gauging our progress toward more equitable, affordable, sustainable, and walkable metros.
A new state program matches companies with participants.
There's a short-term and a long-term approach. Cities tried one, now they're looking to the other.
The mayor's ambitious redevelopment plan faces steep hurdles in gaining support from a politically divided city.
How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.
Just wait til you see the PPPlanter on a street corner near you.
The formerly empty icons have become a space for art, ping pong balls, and eerie trombone concerts.
Atlanta's voters rejected a one-cent sales tax to fund a public transportation overhaul. Lessons from Denver, Los Angeles and Phoenix.