In this wide-ranging post for <em>The Atlantic</em>, the NRDC's Kaid Benfield explores some of the major trends playing out in urban and suburban America, and how the suburbs are less and less the dominant urban form in the market.
Apr 27, 2011 The Altantic
In the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, the young people have mostly left and older folks have decided to "age in place." This worries city administrators, who see their tax base leaving the workforce.
Apr 13, 2011 The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Seeing an unfilled niche in the housing marketplace, developers in suburban Seattle are trying to build a communal housing development.
Mar 30, 2011 Sustainable Industries
Cities with high populations of black Americans are losing them, according to figures form the U.S. Census Bureau.
Mar 24, 2011 USA Today
Suburban areas are increasingly in the sights of planners and designers who are thinking of new ways to reform the sprawled out land use patterns. This interview looks at how those efforts relate to Houston.
Mar 18, 2011 Transportation Nation
Timothy Egan describes growing American ethnoburbs, or "entire cities" (or suburbs) "dominated by a nonwhite ethnic group," and their implications for politics and power.
Mar 14, 2011 New York Times
Critics in Toronto are blasting a new transit plan from Mayor Rob Ford that they say overlooks the city's suburban areas.
Mar 10, 2011 The Toronto Star
There are many challenges facing cities and suburbs across the country. How they handle such issues may determine if they thrive or fail in the 21st century, writes Mary Newsom.
Mar 2, 2011 Citiwire
With the Second City experiencing a 7% decline in the population over the past decade, the newly elected Mayor Rahm Emmanuel must adapt to a suburban-dominated environment.
Mar 2, 2011 Chicago Tribune
Canada's suburbs don't have to be a problem, according to architect Drew Adams, who proposes a plan to densify them by developing unused space.
Mar 2, 2011 The Toronto Star