CityLab University is a resource for understanding some of the most important concepts related to cities and urban policy.
Behind the dry-as-dust name is a powerful (and controversial) tool for financing urban redevelopment. Here’s a quick guide to understanding TIF.
Don’t know your R1 from your FAR? We’re here to explain how zoning laws work, how these ordinances shape your city and neighborhood, and why we fight over them.
Community land trusts and housing co-ops are alternative forms of homeownership that often serve those shut out by traditional markets.
15 people who changed how we plan, design, think about, and live in cities.
When traffic-clogged highways are expanded, new drivers quickly materialize to fill them. What gives? Here’s how “induced demand” works.
You’ve seen the term. But do you really know what it means? Here’s your essential primer.