From mapping apps to the blockchain, new tools are intended to give cities the information they need to address this growing challenge.
Activists are on a quest to find out.
Apple and Amazon could be neighbors.
The six-day walkout of the state’s public school teachers wasn’t just about paychecks, says one Glendale teacher.
Seattle wants big businesses to fund affordable housing and reduce homelessness. Amazon isn’t happy.
Lack of affordable housing and sub-par mass transit are boosting the ranks of “super commuters” in some regions outside of pricey metros.
To understand legal battles over California’s sanctuary state policies, look to the historical struggle over cannabis legislation.
A bill to ban bump stocks in Columbia, South Carolina, has inspired more state pushback. It’s part of a nationwide struggle over gun control in cities.
While the public employee walkouts started with West Virginia, many other U.S. states pay teachers far less than other college-educated professionals—often much less.
As cities offer massive incentives to win business, economists at UC Riverside offer up a cautionary tale—and examples of how to negotiate benefits for workers and the community.
After the Parkland shooting, cities wanted to control gun use in their communities, only to be stalled by harsh preemption laws. Now, they're suing the state.
The Department of Justice is already suing California over its refusal to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. Now, some small California cities are mounting an attack from within.
A new economic analysis suggests that when cities and states offer tax deals for large companies, public education suffers and incomes eventually fall.
As cryptocurrency miners suck up cheap energy in parts of Washington and New York states, local leaders are scrambling to regulate the industry.
Some cities and states are taking their own initiative to protect the world from a U.S. trigger finger. And they’re mostly led by women.
After West Virginia public employees staged a nine-day walkout, workers in other states are preparing to follow the same playbook.
Petitions and protests urge cities to stop offering tax incentives to Amazon HQ2. But who’s listening?
Too often, men. And money. But a team of OpenStreetMap users is working to draw new cartographic lines, making maps that more accurately—and equitably—reflect our space.
While supply varies by state, not one has enough housing for low-income renters.
Members of the National League of Cities are meeting in D.C. this week to make their case for more federal funding.