A recent study shows that bicyclists absorb more carbon soot in their lungs than pedestrians or drivers. But new reports argue that the benefits of the exercise far outweigh the downsides.
Oct 10, 2011 Twin Cities Daily Planet
Chuck Wolfe asks if a city's vitality is best indicated at night, and how it should be measured.
Sep 28, 2011 myurbanist
Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
Sep 23, 2011 urbanizedfilm.com
Researchers found in their analysis of 300 California municipalities that the cities that had slow growth or anti-growth policies were less impacted by the housing crisis, writes Mark Bergen for Forbes.
Sep 21, 2011 Forbes
Livability.com complies a list of cities that have strong book store cultures. The list looks at the volume of bookstores in a city and hallmark independent bookstores.
Sep 21, 2011 Livability
Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Titusvilla, Florida are metropolitan areas that grew faster than the national average in 2010, reports Ben Casselman for The Wall Street Journal.
Sep 13, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
The rapid growth of cities is causing concern amongst experts over the effects of urban sprawl. There are 19 megacities in the world today, and 10 more will rise in the next 30 years, reports Marcus Moretti for Yale Daily News.
Sep 7, 2011 Yale Daily News
Washington D.C. drivers are the most accident prone out of 200 largest U.S. cities, according to a study by Allstate Insurance Co. The greater a cities population increases the chance of drivers getting into accidents.
Sep 7, 2011 Forbes
Author William Gibson talks to Scientific American about how "the future's arrived," and the many ways you can see the future around you.
Aug 31, 2011 Scientific American
CBS News compiles in a photo slideshow of dating site OkCupid's list of the top 10 cities with the highest percentage of "casual sex seekers."
Aug 26, 2011 CBS News