The future holds more and more stuff to be transported—and infrastructure will have to change drastically to accommodate our appetites.
Tony Hsieh's visionary plan for the city's off-strip core seems to be imploding, leaving followers disillusioned.
The future of urban manufacturing lies less in localism than in making factories more personal.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
It's part of a growing conversation about who's selling what.
For many Americans, having a car means keeping a job in transit-barren suburbs and cities. Losing transportation could mean losing everything.
Dan Barber of New York's Blue Hill restaurant hammers on the blind spots of locally sourced eating.
Just as they've started to revitalize—attracting industry, investment and people—our cities are threatened by new and more vexing divides.
A large share of the workforce in American cities struggles with English. Here's why investing in language training should be a priority.
For nearly two decades, Stacy Mitchell has tried to level a playing field she sees as tilted toward big retail.
Restaurants in San Francisco are adding music to the list of nightly menus they produce for patrons.
How one U.K. company got its employees to stop driving to work.
The #AmtrakResidency program bolsters the notion that train travel is a ponderous luxury, not a useful public good.
A rising share of Americans have never married. Here's who they are and why they won't tie the knot.
There's even an app that helps the hearing impaired converse with passengers who can't sign.
That super-fit dude you see going to the gym every morning probably consumes more alcohol than you, according to new research.
The most important lesson from our State of the City poll may be how much urban, suburban, and rural Americans are concerned about the same things.
A local government transforms its waste-management problems into opportunity.
In a nation with the highest rate of stress-related suicides, citizens of Seoul vie for the title of most spaced-out.