Nation Writing Contest Winner: Students and workers pay the price in the decline of Detroit's automobile industry.
As New York City struggles with continued foreclosures, an anemic economy and large deficits, we hear constant calls to balance the budget on the backs of those most in need. But we believe that the city can plan a recovery that narrows the growing economic divide.
There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.
Filling the empty streets and turning pedestrian piazzas into true commons.
The indictment of Alex Sanchez, a revered gangbanger-turned-peacemaker, raises doubts about the LAPD and whether it should be released from a federal court order.
Who will be the next to die because our cities spend money on sports stadiums instead of basic infrastructure?
The mayor's budget plan would close libraries. The people say, Think again.
Across the border from San Diego in Tijuana, a spontaneous urban space is taking shape off the radar of city planners, as an affluent city sheds its aging houses and its pieces are reassembled into creative dwellings for the poor.
The greenest way to lift the country out of a deepening recession is to put people to work building mass transit.
A biography of Robert Clifton Weaver traces the life and times of an often misunderstood urban reformer.