While the size of the investment shows good faith by the company, the belief that this $1 billion will create 20,000 new homes is patently false.
In a rapidly evolving pro-pot landscape, how will cities rectify the extreme racial disparities in drug sentencing, and legislate an equitable marijuana marketplace?
Edmond-Vargas and Charles Berry started developing curriculum in 2013 to educate other incarcerated men on how their lives have been affected by patriarchy and toxic masculinity. The full program, which launched February of 2014 under the name Success Stories, includes a variety of intersectional feminist texts with a focus on bell hooks.
When a city's character honors and reflects the local culture, everyone benefits.
In Virginia Beach, the largest city by population in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the sea is rising about twice as fast as the global average.
"Dollar stores are really becoming a threat in a lot of areas in terms of eliminating access to fresh foods."
Lessons from the Dutch, where the number of bikes exceeds the number of people.
How grassroots study groups, nonprofit fellowships and municipal fiscal support conspire to seed the cooperative ecosystem, particularly for people of color.
Today, nearly half of all residents of US cities live in a middle neighborhood. It's not a place where real estate is hot, where prices skyrocket and cause displacement. Nor is it a place in distress, overwhelmed by vacancy and neglect. But they're also starting to disappear.
Fifty years ago, New Orleans razed a thriving African-American business corridor to construct an elevated expressway. Now, the Claiborne Corridor community reimagines the space below as a hub of culture, commerce and play.
Amid a patchwork quilt of segregated neighborhoods, where some areas are developing and displacing at breakneck pace, Germantown stays diverse and determined to lift up residents of all income levels.
Author Alan Mallach challenges cities to reimagine vacant properties into pocket parks, urban farms and other green space as a permanent commitment to sustainable infrastructure.
India's highest court forced Delhi, the world's most polluted megacity, to start selling Euro VI-grade fuel. With the rest of the country to follow within two years, will the move help India curb its deadly air pollution?
Fare-free transit could help incentivize single occupancy vehicle drivers to shift to more environmentally friendly buses or trains and help ease financial strain for low-income households.
Instead of police patrolling around, ticketing folks for minor infractions, the group implemented what’s become known as the "busy streets" theory.
For many years, ADUs were treated as nuisance uses, outlawed in urban and suburban zoning codes around the country. But as affordable housing becomes ever more scarce, this is beginning to change.
In a remote corner of Sri Lanka, China built billions of dollars of high-end infrastructure that now sits virtually abandoned. Was that the plan all along?
The controversial "Corridor of Hope" will be a one-stop shop for services for people experiencing homelessness.
Finding a new place to live is never easy. For an academic who, like me, studies urban transformations such as gentrification, the baggage that comes with the decision could fill a moving truck.
In the world of place marketing, a pretty logo and a catchy slogan don’t cut it.