France's Nantes has a powerful plan to cut carbon, eliminate cars, and redevelop the city's heart.
Americans moved less than ever between 2005 and 2010 — but no one seems to know why.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
The worst drought in half a century has brought water levels close to historic lows.
A New England town with a touch of the Gold Coast.
New York sets its sights on extending the benefits of the city's burgeoning start-up ecosystem.
Propaganda theme parks, faux-Manhattan skylines, and more.
A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.
Europe's 2020 soccer championship will, for the first time, not be awarded to any particular set of countries.
Some of the world’s fastest-growing pockets of wealth are in five cities you may never have heard of.
Another wrinkle in the density discussion.
States, cities and counties give away $80 billion per year, but that doesn't seem to create stronger economies or lower unemployment.
Rather than trying to lure major retailers onto certain sites, the city is creating places Pittsburghers want to go and hoping business will follow.
Hot temperatures and droughts are pushing people into cities, often with disastrous consequences.
In his new book, author Alex Marshall documents how the free market wouldn't exist without government.
The recession, coupled with obscenely high rents, are forcing superstores out of business.