Car dependence not only reduces our quality of life, it's a crucial factor in America's economic and political divisions.
The algae blooms pose risks to humans and marine animals — and to Florida’s tourism-dependent economy.
This series of workshops aims to keep broken items out of the landfill, and it might help you save a few bucks, too.
How much can an alley add to U.S. city? Showplace projects like in Miami's Design District and Washington, D.C.'s waterfront development, the Wharf, are working to prove their potential.
The robotics industry is powered by high-tech centers as well as manufacturing hubs — with a distinct "Robot Belt" in the Midwest.
A new study finds that lawmakers hailing from districts with private immigration jails are more likely to introduce harsh immigration policy.
These high schoolers take their local government very seriously.
Golf-centric clubs are on the wane, even as private membership organizations for Millennials are re-emerging in urban areas.
The hardest thing about running for local office in some parts of the country isn't putting up the yard signs and knocking on doors.
Vulnerable communities are bracing for an undercount in 2020. It's a familiar story that traces back to the Articles of Confederation.
What does a city do when homeless people die?
Labor shortages are straining transit service in major cities. No wonder: bus drivers have been kicked to the curb.
Among the challenges: carsickness, mobile phones and ripped jeans.
Despite its embrace of renewable energy, Denmark's emissions are expected to rise as tech companies locate data centers there.
Nearly all of them look silly, but if taken seriously, they could be a really big deal for urban transportation.
The hardest thing about living in an eco-friendly master-planned utopia? Meeting your neighbors.
Several smaller US cities are hosting their first Pride parades this year. For locals, it's a chance to assert that they don't need to leave their community to be gay.
The East Pittsburgh police department that is responsible for killing the unarmed teenager Antwon Rose, Jr. is one of more than a hundred police departments across metro Pittsburgh — and that's a problem.
Cities want to launch their own virtual money, but what can it do that cash can't?
Edgar Miller was an immensely talented artist and designer, but his best work lies behind closed doors. Finally, the public is getting a chance to see it.