The jump in jobless claims this week looks an awful lot like the one post-Katrina.
High-poverty areas lost a staggering 91 percent of their absolute wealth during the crisis.
More people are working from temporary work spaces, changing how we use offices.
The urban programs that would suffer most from budget sequestration.
Many waterfront communities are still in a "state of torment."
The nation's second-largest city has approved ID cards aimed at helping the otherwise undocumented.
In Several Ways to Die in Mexico City, author Kurt Hollander explores the way a city's air, food, and diseases actually affect us.
Blame our public policy, which hasn't kept up with the massive changes in American family structure.
New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.
Municipal governments can't sit idly by while tax-exempt organizations get services for free.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
Two experts weigh in on how to prepare our cities to fight back against nature.
America's most competitive large metros for job growth.
To the extent that "having it all" means women having the same economic security as men, this chart on relative poverty shows it's still an elusive goal.
It's not too late for President Obama to help fix this, and it's in his interest anyway.
Data are scarce, but a look at grants from the National Institutes of Health gives us at least a partial picture.
Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.
The country's government has proven surprisingly capable in the face of its latest natural disaster.