On a continent with particularly soft international borders, the success (or failure) of cities in navigating the recession has remained largely unexamined.
Today's poor have a new problem: isolation.
From a Rent-A-Center to an eyesore to a Lululemon.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Public perception has yet to catch up to the reality that the poor now live in the suburbs, too.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Two-thirds of U.S. cities are less than 24 hours from Louisville by ground; and three-fourths can be reached within a 2-hour flight.
Evidence debunking the "wealth effect."
The key, according to a new report, is forming partnerships with farmers.
If your pet bites a postal worker, you're going to have to come get your mail yourself.
Shrinking cities are hoping immigrants will rebuild our their communities. Washington should gear policy to helping them.
An interview with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
America's urban trees absorb 25.6 million tonnes of CO2 annually. That carbon storage is worth $50.5 billion a year, but can cities profit?
States with higher per capita tax collection rates are more affluent, with higher concentrations of talent and highly educated people.
When it opened, investors promised the Revel would be a savior. Just a year later, it filed for bankruptcy.
Communities with lots of homeowners may restrict labor mobility, generate longer commutes, and lower rates of new business formation.
Cleveland police have released departmental records to try to prove they didn't, despite disturbing statements to the media.
How and why Citizen Schools' "apprenticeships" are working.
It's heatin' up out there folks.