A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
We claim to care about where our apples are grown, but few of us question the costs associated with relying on external energy to drive economic growth.
While the storm only forced some of us from our homes, it cost us all a way of life.
At least, that's how it feels to Europeans, according to a new survey.
The city's demand pricing program balances efficiency with affordability.
How tech has won the recession, county by county.
A dollar ain't what it used to be.
California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
Exposure is getting worse in parts of the world, especially industrializing countries.
France is buzzing about a new book that tries to put a price tag on the city, while also tracing its pattern of property ownership over time.
Where Americans depend the most on federal spending.
The country's bid to buy property in the heart of the City of Light.
These initatives cannot substitute for reforms that address the root causes of concentrated poverty, budget shortfalls, and failing schools.
The city's tech and information sector has been pulling away from the rest of the country since 2009.
A once crazy idea gets a little more mainstream.
Not really, though there are a few exceptions.