The city’s rise as a global innovation city reflects decades of investment in emerging technology, a new Brookings report says.
How a preservationist looks at Baltimore’s ongoing battle over its public memorials.
For older, inner-ring suburbs in the Northeast and Midwest, the best hope often lies in merging with the city.
If cities are going to sell the farm to Amazon, then the proceeds better benefit the entire community, especially those who can easily be left behind.
It’s rosy at best to presume that the next 20 years will be as kind to Amazon as the last 20. Local taxpayers shouldn’t bear the risk of the corporation’s financial future.
Poor planning didn’t just aggravate the area’s housing problem: It helped create the Valley’s growing empathy gap.
Tax-break auctions for Foxconn, Apple, and now Amazon’s HQ2. The number of deals with cities and states valued at $50 million or above is growing.
With a few tweaks, the city’s relaxed land-use regulations might be an advantage during recovery and rebuilding.
More than a decade after Katrina pummeled New Orleans, Harvey has swamped Houston and highlighted the basic flaws in America’s approach to an imminent deluge.
In absence of leadership from the White House, says the director of the Anti-Defamation League, cities need to step up.
Some of the monuments in this small Pennsylvania town aren’t telling the truth about the battle that was fought here.
In an age of employment uncertainty and a growing income gap, urban America needs to find new ways to support its citizens.
The news that a posh San Francisco street was sold for delinquent taxes exposes the deeper issue with America’s local revenue system.
The catastrophic fire that killed at least 80 in London was the inevitable byproduct of an ideology that vilified the poor.
Sometimes, state lawmakers can step in to force cities to do the right thing.
Why emphasizing frequency, speed, and reliability in all conditions is so critical.
Compared to counterparts overseas, cities in the U.S. are terrible at managing their public assets, a new book argues.
America’s smaller cities are winning people back with an explosion of new residential and entertainment options. Now they need to get serious about private sector job growth—and tech isn’t the silver bullet.
How can blue cities fight back against red states? Here are four lines of defense.
The story: Robert Moses ordered engineers to build the Southern State Parkway’s bridges extra-low, to prevent poor people in buses from using the highway. The truth? It’s a little more complex.