Researchers are using GPS devices to better understand where and how we get our food.
Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht is reinventing how cities leverage investment for big projects.
Two economists argue urban environments help foster the borrowing of ideas even better than they harvest original ones.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Real estate prices are way up, and obscenely large projects are all the rage.
There's a reason this cliché won't die.
A new study argues that only half of our so-called STEM jobs require a college degree.
There's admittedly a certain irony in tearing down houses with funds marked to keep people in houses.
Breaking down the country by income, inequality, poverty and education.
Inside the city's ambitious plans to become a hub of water-related technology and innovation.
An unsettling peek at the human toll of Europe's economic crisis.
GDP and patents in cities usually grow at a faster rate than population. But why?
Companies like Milwaukee's Rockwell Automation excel at productivity, but create far fewer jobs than traditional manufacturing.
Baby boomers aren't drawn to the same sorts of retirement communities their parents were.
Many of them in urban areas.
"What do they expect us to use? Banana leaves?"
Niche grocery stores allow us to avoid interacting with people who are different from ourselves.
Officials say the canal will fuel the country's economy. But opponents worry it will add to runaway sprawl and rampant water pollution.
Our first in a series examining the changing geography of venture capital and high-tech companies.