A new study analyzes Twitter data and finds that racial segregation not only divides us based on where we live, but how we travel around cities.
A surge in tourism has led to a backlash in cities where residents feel overrun. How can these cities use tourism to their benefit?
Established tech hubs continue to lead, but startup hubs are emerging in new, smaller places. The catch: Startup financing overall is on the wane.
The biggest challenges to the Bay Area’s dominance in tech will likely come from overseas.
As empty homes sit in purgatory, neighborhoods fray and cities are left to pick up the bill.
A new study documents the huge amount of space taken up by parking, and the astronomical costs it represents, in five U.S. cities.
Car dependence not only reduces our quality of life, it’s a crucial factor in America’s economic and political divisions.
Vertical clustering—of certain high-status industries on the higher floors of buildings, for example—is an important part of urban agglomeration.
The robotics industry is powered by high-tech centers as well as manufacturing hubs—with a distinct “Robot Belt” in the Midwest.
From food-delivery startups to mapping and co-living companies, technology focused on urban systems is drawing billions of dollars in venture capital.
A new study investigates the intersection of climate change and real estate, and finds that higher elevations bring higher values.
Acclaimed urban geographer Richard Walker puts the Bay Area’s tech boom into historical and social context in his new book.
Older Americans prefer smaller and more rural places, but Millennials are happiest in cities, according to a new study.
Data suggests that Rust Belt and Sunbelt cities are adding highly educated adults—but established knowledge and tech hubs continue to dominate on one important measure.
More people should think about where they want to live and work as seriously as LeBron James does.
More than 65 million Americans toil in insecure, low-paying jobs. Instead of hoping they will all find different, and better, jobs, we should upgrade the ones they already have.
Lower birth rates in expensive cities are more likely due to how Americans self-sort by income, education, age, and other factors.
We need to make urbanism more inclusive and democratic if we want to realize a better future, and that means devolving power from the dysfunctional nation-state to cities and neighborhoods.
The work of the acclaimed chef and writer, who has died at 61, provides a model for a truly inclusive urbanism based on the creativity of all human beings.
A new study, drawing on 1.5 million images of cultural spaces in London and New York, finds that cultural capital is a key contributor to urban economic growth.
As they churn out the talent and technology that drive economic growth, universities also shape deepening urban inequality.