Start-ups are proving more efficient than government in areas like transportation. Should some services be privatized?
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minneapolis and St. Paul have become more divided in recent decades.
In the wake of welfare reform, unemployed people are pushed to quickly find work, any work. But too often those jobs lead nowhere.
As incomes fall across the nation, even better-off areas like Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, are faltering.
Conservative policymakers urge those in need to get work. But for those without driver’s licenses—who are by and large people of color—that’s not such an easy task.
As young people increasingly move to cities, what happens to the people and places they leave behind?
Does this type of tax-subsidized apartment perpetuate segregation?
The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.
Nearly 60 years after the integration of Central High, the city’s schools are still divided by race.
Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.
Physically expanding roads doesn't cure congestion. So why are places like Arkansas spending millions to do just that?
Low-income residents bought cheap land outside of border cities decades ago. But the promised infrastructure never came.
California’s population growth enables it to build top-of-the-line infrastructure—something that isn’t possible for Rust Belt cities.
If San Jose can’t afford its basic public services, what city can?
San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley, used to be one of the best places in the U.S. for kids to experience a Horatio Alger, rags-to-riches life. Is it still?
For women at the border, where to give birth is a matter of enormous consequence. A birthing-center industry has flourished as a result.
In some Southwestern cities, the dream of increased walkability may have limits.
Thousands of people in the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez region live a binational existence. It’s not easy.