The first Atlantic Media/Siemens "State of the City Poll" finds that, overall, suburban living is the happiest living.
The Great Recession ended in the summer of 2009. Unemployment has fallen and consumer spending has risen, as have most economic metrics save one: vehicle miles traveled. There is a list of reasons why VMT hasn't risen, and perhaps won't.
2 days ago Fortune
Brian Wilt, a data scientist at Jawbone, the company behind many fitness trackers, aggregated sleeping patterns of people across the world to see how people's sleeping cycles compare.
5 days ago Vox
Dave Munson discovered the neighborhoods throughout the United States that are both affordable by his salary and walkable.
5 days ago Munson's City
Richard Reeves explains the factors that limit or assist social mobility for people born into the lowest economic quintile in American society.
6 days ago Brookings Institution
According to a recent study, white flight proliferates even in the suburbs, as suburbs attract large numbers of middle-class minority residents and white residents flee so-called 'ethnoburbs'.
6 days ago Science Daily
Alex Marshall discusses whether Jane Jacobs' famous "Sidewalk Ballet" is dead on the streets of New York City.
Aug 20, 2014 Governing
A new report from the League of American Bicyclists discussed equity in bicycle commuting and infrastructure, causing a flurry of discussion throughout the Internet.
Aug 20, 2014 Blooming Rock
A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.
Aug 19, 2014 PlaceShakers
A bill will attempt to bring some equity to the flagrantly inequitable rebate program that subsidizes purchases of Electric Vehicles. Additional subsidies would be directed to low income families. Rebates could also be used for car share and transit.
Aug 19, 2014 Los Angeles Times