Social / Demographics

In which parking minimums figure heavily in a polemic regarding the nature of cool.
2 days ago   Guardian Cities
Millions of American homeowners are underwater facing the loss of their home, causing devastating effects on the national and local economy. But when a homeowner decides to walk away from his or her home, is that a sign of crisis or a shrewd move?
May 29, 2010   McClatchy Newspapers via Fresno Bee
With one of Philadelphia's best-supported public parks in danger of losing the private funding that keeps it maintained, <em>Philadelphia Inquirer</em> architecture critic Inga Saffron looks at the sad state of the city's parks.
May 27, 2010   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Urban children are no more likely to die from gunfire than rural youth
May 23, 2010   The New York Times
<em>Next American City</em>'s Christian Madera reports on a series of seminars looking at how the growing open data movement is helping to offer cities solutions to some of their operational problems.
May 22, 2010   Next American City
As China Expands its high speed rail system, some of the country's rural poor have criticized the trains for being too expensive.
May 22, 2010   Global Times
Another city, South Florida's Delray Beach, wrestles with whether chickens can co-exist with urban residents.
May 21, 2010   South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Census is being collected and urban officials are waiting to see how this decade;s count will affect how federal funding is distributed. <em>Next American City</em> talks with the Brookings Institution's Andrew Reamer about what's at stake.
May 20, 2010   Next American City
Deputy Mayor Naomi Tsur of Jerusalem is proposing that the city must 'emerge from its [many] walls', and connect and enhance its vibrant public spaces.
May 19, 2010   myurbanist
The new "Sex and the City" movie was set -- but not shot -- in Abu Dhabi. Now officials there are trying to decide whether or not to release the film to local audiences, as the city tries to control its brand and image.
May 18, 2010   Associated Press
These 10 American cities top the nation as being home to the most layoffs. California is a hotbed.
May 18, 2010   ABC