American cities still have the edge when it comes to high-tech startups and venture capital, but other parts of the world are rapidly catching up.
In an interview, the leading New Urbanist Peter Calthorpe discusses autonomous rapid transit, Buckminster Fuller, NIMBYism, and his new urban-planning software.
A growing body of research suggests that inequality in the value of Americans’ homes is a major factor—perhaps the key factor—in the country’s economic divides.
Scarce, unaffordable housing is not a local problem in a few places, but is baked into the 21st-century global city. It’s time for cities, nations, and global leaders to start acting like it.
Socioeconomic sorting at the metropolitan level is making America more polarized, an economist finds.
A new study breaks down where the administrative hurdles to opening a restaurant on wheels are the worst.
The rest aren’t rising, and spatial inequality is getting worse.
A new study finds that arts establishments are actually more concentrated in affluent and gentrified—rather than gentrifying—neighborhoods.
Even with the economy humming, Americans are feeling more anxious, depressed, and dissatisfied with their lives than they did in 2009.
Organized hate groups are found in 340 counties—but those counties spread across every state of the union.
Many large urban areas in the U.S. now have more “guard labor” than teachers.
There’s more than one way for neighborhoods to respond to two-way street conversions, new research suggests.
Millennials are more distributed across cities, suburbs, and exurbs than is commonly thought, but the clustering of college graduates does reinforce the country’s spatial inequality.
In every kind of American community, data shows.
Here’s to doing better in 2022.
Despite the specialized nature of winter sports, Team USA in the 2018 Games hails from across the map.
Meanwhile, smaller nations with cold climates dominate.
The president’s approval rating stands at a record low, but the geography of opinion reflects pre-existing cultural, educational, and economic divides.
According to a new study, economic despair is not the primary factor driving abuse of opioids.
Pittsburgh’s mayor talks about the city becoming the capital of autonomous vehicles and the challenge of including everyone in its renewal.
There’s evidence of a talent shift from cities like New York and L.A. to large Sunbelt metros in red and purple states. But it will do little to ease spatial inequality.