The mega-company has bucked dealing reasonably with New York City, Seattle, and any community that asks them to pay for its freight.
Where you live can have a big impact on your Valentine’s Day by changing the odds of meeting potential mates.
New Orleans neighborhoods that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 were more likely to gentrify over the following 10 years, researchers find.
U.S. mayors are split on whether business incentives are good politics, but most believe—despite evidence to the contrary—that they’re good policy.
Building more affordable housing units in the metros that are centers of innovation will increase demand for the wares that fill houses, and increase productivity.
A new study of zoning changes in Chicago finds that they led to higher, not lower, local home prices, while having no discernible impact on local housing supply.
A new study finds a striking correlation at the state level between rates of household gun ownership and youth suicide.
A new study examines the role of neighborhood proximity and school segregation in the clustering of youth crime.
We are cleaving into two nations—one where daily life revolves around the car, and the other where the car is receding in favor of walking, biking, and transit.
Populism is usually seen as the outgrowth of left-behind places, but Rob and Doug Ford’s rise happened in diverse, progressive Toronto.
Spoiler alert: It’s simply not the case that families with kids have disappeared from urban America.
Gym and fitness-studio chains tend to specialize in either urban or suburban areas. But overall, they skew toward rich neighborhoods with lots of graduates, renters, and white people.
The availability of exercise venues reflects broader divides of class and geography.
New research from the Urban Studies journal uses London as a test site to show how machine learning can predict which neighborhoods will gentrify next.
A new study finds that high-growth companies flock to neighborhoods that are more mixed-use and transit-accessible, whether in urban centers or suburbia.
A new study finds that as the rich move back to superstar cities' urban cores to gain access to unique amenities they drive low-income people out.
Calling on federal government to regulate economic incentives is a cop-out. It’s time for America’s big cities and mayors to stand up to companies like Amazon.
Experts at the European Commission assess the world as more urban than experts at the United Nations or New York University do. We need to resolve this debate.
What do the three classes think about issues like gun control, immigration, women’s rights, and unionization?
Amazon chose Long Island City and Crystal City based on talent. But talent isn’t generic: The search for HQ2 was about particular types of it.
States with more working-class voters are solidly red; those with a dominant creative class are solidly blue; service-class heavy states aren’t easily defined.