Promise programs are springing up in Rust Belt cities. But some are working better than others. Here's why.
The latest evidence of this time-tested connection.
A new study examines whether a city's financial sector affects artistic success.
In March, youth unemployment hit 50 percent in Greece. Six months later, it's only gotten worse.
The U.S. economy is made up of hundreds of metro regions that grow and decline at different rates.
Also, high per capita incomes and a booming population.
Ideas for gauging our progress toward more equitable, affordable, sustainable, and walkable metros.
A Boston non-profit is retrofitting the city's affordable housing stock and cutting energy costs by about 20 percent.
Municipalities in India don’t release a budget. And that's a problem, because they can't get the investments they desperately need.
The portrait of the city as a burnt-out hellscape has little basis in reality.
Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.
The cost of water has risen much more in some places than in others.
Q&A with Planet of Cities author Shlomo Angel.
Pension pay-outs are a ticking time bomb.
3.5 percent of U.S. counties consume more than 10 percent of the nation's oil.
Serving a dozen diners a night is getting more popular but not more profitable.
Neighborhoods within 2 miles of city hall saw huge jumps in population between 2000 and 2010, according to new numbers from the Census.
A former South Bronx teacher recalls how his own idealism kept his class from learning how to write.