December 31, 2015, 5am PST
Pulling a few threads to unravel some of the biggest planning stories of the year.
June 24, 2015, 2pm PDT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced the 2015 edition of its annual list of the most endangered historic locations in the United States.
March 13, 2015, 5am PDT
Clickhole, the Buzzfeed-style spinoff of The Onion, has produced a listicle of what the New York Subway line you're riding says about your personality. Prepare to learn nothing and laugh a little.
February 6, 2015, 6am PST
Movoto has produced a pair of rankings: "The 10 Nerdiest Cities in America" and "The 10 Nerdiest Small Cities in America." According to the lists, there must be something in the water in Georgia.
October 17, 2013, 8am PDT
Add a list of the "Top 100 Best Places to Live" to the seemingly endless series of rankings seeking to quantify what's best and worst about our cities and states. Though the inputs have changed over the last 80 years, our desire to rank hasn't.
June 28, 2012, 2pm PDT
Nate Berg takes a look at the seven biggest cities to have filed for bankruptcy in the last two decades, the largest of which officially broke the bank as of yesterday.
June 25, 2012, 11am PDT
Tyler Falk reports on new data released by Facebook, mapping the top 5 "social landmarks" in 25 cities from Seoul to São Paulo.
April 26, 2012, 12pm PDT
Real estate's favorite tool for gauging neighborhood walkability now has a companion for transit, Kaid Benfield reports.
April 22, 2012, 1pm PDT
With the help of a little GIS wizardry, Susan Spano and Aviva Shen map the 20 most cultured small towns in the U.S., from Gig Harbor, WA to Naples, FL and everywhere in between.
July 4, 2011, 5am PDT
This top 10 list from Grist highlights the global cities best prepared to handle climate change.
June 12, 2011, 7am PDT
This post from <em>Mother Nature Network</em> lists the 12 cities that are the worst for allergy sufferers.
May 28, 2011, 5am PDT
Top livable cities may be be good for families or corporations, but they don't often fuel or enable creativity the way their listers think they do, according to this piece.
May 13, 2011, 1pm PDT
The Brookings Institution recently analyzed the top 100 metropolitan areas in the U.S. to see how easy it is to use transit. <em>Time</em> presents the best and worst from the list, which includes some surprises.
May 8, 2011, 5am PDT
<em>Zillow</em> has created a list of the top ten places in America for single moms to live, based on five metrics including women's earning rates, violent crime rates and walk scores.
December 21, 2010, 11am PST
<em>Grist</em> runs down the ten most important environmental news stories of the year.
December 12, 2010, 5am PST
Countless publications have released listings of the "Top Cities" in a wide range of topics. They definitely get attention, but do they make a difference?