A Florida town tests a monitoring system that makes sure its residents are recycling properly.
As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
They save lots of money - and that's just their most obvious benefit.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
A short history of snow removal in America's cities.
Boston is wooing venture capital away from its suburbs.
Energy-efficient homes are cheaper in the long run, and that's what buyers want
Does a controversial new app herald the death of street smarts?
A new website mixes live streams of police chatter with ambient music
The process of erecting a new building hasn't changed substantially in 50 years. Why is that?
A public/private partnership that will help better understand EV consumer behavior
Arlington County's Mobility Lab experiments with high-tech ways to help people get over their transit phobias
The city invests millions to build a state-of-the-art technology campus
Ball State University is halfway through a project that will dramatically cut its campus carbon emissions and cities are taking notice
A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets
From Twitter to "third places," here are some innovative urban ideas that aren't going away
New York creates a new kind of shelter to help the city track its feral cat population
The Green Mountain Data Center will reduce its operating costs by cooling itself with water from an adjacent fjord