New Census data show that the real differences between the city and the country may not match up with popular perception.
The first “shared street” in Chicago is befuddling some of its users.
“Places are going to be at repetitive risk more than they have been in the past,” said HUD's Harriet Tregoning, on the heels of an eye-opening new Rockefeller documentary.
Making the case for city planners to think more like farmers and encourage development that will be the most beneficial to a municipal budget.
The partial removal of the Inner Loop might make Rochester, New York, the city that finally breaks a ruinous mid-century mold.
“This is the next paradigm shift in transportation,” says one official helping to lead up the program.
With so many parking lots currently underutilized and an era of autonomous cars emerging, the return on investment may not be worth it.
Brown is pushing a plan that would allow developers to leapfrog planning and environmental reviews if they meet basic zoning requirements.
A new Trulia report looks at which cities have the highest housing burdens.
The Knight Cities Challenge awards 'Give a Park, Get a Park' proposal a major grant to better manage city resources and work with local property owners.
Growing cities must prepare for the possibility of cyclical urban population decline.
Wireless access points can track the daily walking routes of crowds, allowing urban planners to build for better flow.
A new White House report urges the creation of financing mechanisms to create more development areas geared toward innovation.
If El Paso and other Southwestern cities prove anything, it's that many residents just want space.
Dense metros tend to offer more economic opportunity than less compact cities do.
Concentrations of poverty and wealth have been created throughout urban centers and their suburbs with exclusionary land-use restrictions.
New software is helping transit agencies map new stops and lines in greater detail.
In the Motor City, an incremental but organic buildout of bikeways is as good a transportation solution as any. It's cost effective, too.
Despite local law enforcement's abysmal record on race, a new proposal would see the department decide where arrestees can and cannot go.
As the federal government ups the pressure on cities to desegregate, some may provide models to follow.
A new public-private data partnership aims to help cities close gaps in their transportation networks, reaching underserved communities while bringing in tax dollars.
In advance of a Sept. 26 “unconference” on urban informatics in Ann Arbor, Route Fifty discusses the intersection of data, municipal governance, planning and innovation.
Tax incentives will steer mixed-income development to all neighborhoods if everything goes according to plan.
Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign a bill Wednesday that will commit millions of dollars in state and local public funding to a basketball arena project. But some officials still aren’t sold on the deal.
The municipality formerly known as “Slumerville” has gone from a “basketcase,” in one lecturer’s words, to being well run.
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
But to really prepare the Pacific Northwest for the Big One, much more needs to be done.
Although millennials still love New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., nearby suburbs with an urban feel offer affordable alternatives as the generation ages.
On the surface, inequality is about your income. But it’s also about your neighborhood.
‘It looks like it’s chaos’ but this emerging idea may bring sanity to a heavily-trafficked part of Steel City’s downtown.