Malls and highways killed town centers. Can smart design bring them back?
A provocative op-ed in the Detroit News raises tough questions about Detroit's revival and other cities.
Diverse suburban neighborhoods now outnumber those in their central cities by more than two to one. Can we help guarantee their success?
The inventor of the suburban indoor mall came to rue his creations. But now they are dying off anyway.
Where the biggest American companies are located relative to cities.
It's cities versus suburbs in these maps of population growth.
Our car-dependent lifestyle has led to a dramatic rise in obesity-related illnesses. But we can do something about it.
Profiles of cities, their people and their dramas.
Not every suburb is completely suburban, nor is every city completely urban, as a resource-rich new website helps show.
Lessons from Miami’s bold Design District experiment.
I grew up hating the suburbs, but now I fear I might be living in one. What does this say about me?
New data points to the economic power of walkable neighborhoods – and the high cost of living in them.
A conversation with Alan Ehrenhalt, author of The Great Inversion, on what it means for communities across America.
U.S. census data released today shows a decline in exurban populations.
The metro areas that saw the greatest slowdown in the previous decades were the ones that saw the biggest booms in the 1990s.
The Parklands will transform stalled developments and vacant farmland into an ambitious park system.
The city council just defeated an effort to build subways out of the city. What's next?
A community tries some relatively pain-free fixes to make its streets greener and more walkable
A Long Island group is working to figure out how its village communities can attract and keep more young people