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.
Levying fees on income and property just isn't working anymore. Cities need to be able to charge people who commute in.
17 percent of American workers work within 10 miles of a major airport.
The trend is pretty stark.
So far there are only three of them in the U.S. The rest of us are still working on it.
It has become a Beantown tradition.
A fresh look at the most expensive cities from the Center for Housing Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology.
New York's 'McJobs' workers go on strike for the first time.
Has this happened before? Ever?
Packed city centers are correlated with economic growth, talent levels, and diversity.
The economic crisis decimated the Irish capital. But two years after a massive bailout, a new kind of city is emerging.
San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and...Midland, Texas?