New research from Los Angeles finds that crime rates are lower in communities with both commercial and residential uses.
Research has repeatedly shown that crime doesn't necessarily accompany transit, but that lingering fear still threatens new transportation projects.
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An NYU sociologist now says New York's famed police tactics had nothing to do with the city's turnaround.
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Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.
Integration is the best way to make our cities safer.
Critics worry Paseo Cayalá is a high-end refuge that will allow the wealthy to ignore the rest of the city.
This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.
Apple theft is so bad it's having an effect on the overall crime rate.
Our annual look at the extensive information now available from city governments, and the tools people are building with it.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
Planners have created isolated urban enclaves that keep the country’s immigrant population separate.
On the heels of a study that showed no link between home closures and crime, new research finds a clear (though modest) connection.
Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.
Mobiloc says it's invented the first GPS-enabled bike lock.