Demographics

The trend toward the urban has been documented from every possible angle, but a recent op-ed wonders whether it will be possible for the federal government to make a course correction that ceases the endless subsidies for the suburbs.
Apr 20, 2014   New York Times
A new GIS-based service promises to improve on real estate agents by using GIS data to locate promising sites to locate for business.
Jan 9, 2009   BusinessWeek
Charlotte faces a number of challenges in the 21st century, from rising immigration to declining industry to sprawl. This <em>Citistates Report</em> suggests one strategy to harbor a healthy future: go green.
Oct 8, 2008   The Charlotte Observer
Its birth rate declining, Canada is facing an unprecedented drop in school enrollments, leading to a wave of closures.
Sep 4, 2008   The Globe and Mail
<p>Author Alan Ehrenhalt says that conditions are ripe for the permanent return of downtown residential neighborhoods, and that a "demographic inversion" has already begun in Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, DC, among other cities.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The New Republic
Two years ago I saw John Norquist, former Mayor of Milwaukee and current President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, give a presentation on the state of America's cities. Opinion
Jun 3, 2007   By Mike Lydon
I had heard stories about this the last time I visited Japan in 2004, but this month's Tokyo city briefing from The Economist brought this trend back to my attention. Opinion
Apr 17, 2007   By Anthony Townsend