Shopkeepers consistently overestimate parking's role in their success.
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A Black Friday look at the geography of retail workers' wages.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
The top 20 global leaders in the tech boom.
Two Washington, D.C., developers set out to democratize how commercial buildings are developed, and in the process they've invented an entirely new model of finance.
The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.
For a young single parent with no place to live, it can be nearly impossible to get off the streets, let alone go to college. Here's how one woman did both.
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.