October 27, 2003, 12pm PST
EPA reports that despite nationwide efforts there have been no overall air quality gains in the last decade.
October 20, 2003, 5pm PDT
For the car-less in California, transit strikes are a real threat to jobs, education and health.
October 15, 2003, 12pm PDT
Libraries, such as the new Salt Lake City library, are being designed to be amenable to a brave new, noisier world.
October 13, 2003, 12pm PDT
Mid-sized cities like Pittsburgh, Baton Rouge and Fresno, are using the young and educated as an economic development strategy.
October 2, 2003, 9am PDT
USA Today summarizes the recent Texas Transportation Institute survey on the top 75 most congested cities.
September 29, 2003, 6am PDT
A shocking new Census report reveals that the number living in poverty in the U.S. has increased two years in a row.
September 25, 2003, 9am PDT
Airports are becoming the new 'downtowns', and cities are springing up around them.
September 21, 2003, 11am PDT
'Go West', China's billion dollar investment in infrastructural improvements that recall centralized planning in China over 25 years ago, is not meeting its intended goal to help Tibetans and others in the hinterland.
September 4, 2003, 8am PDT
The EPA will relax the ban on the sale of land polluted with PCBs.
September 3, 2003, 8am PDT
In suburbs,'disparities in age and ethnicity are...creating the potential for competition over money for education, transportation, senior centers and child care.'
August 23, 2003, 3pm PDT
A Census report "indicates that the 'white flight' of the early 1990s is not so white anymore."
August 18, 2003, 11am PDT
20% of the homeless live in the suburbs, 41% of the homeless are families with children--and other facts you should know about the changing face of homelessness.
August 4, 2003, 6am PDT
Cities and towns all over the country are paving the way for the return of brick-laden streets.
July 14, 2003, 9am PDT
Chattanooga, Long Beach, Atlanta, Denver, Duluth... The list goes on. Are aquariums the new secret to revitalizing downtown?
June 26, 2003, 10am PDT
Avoiding the mistakes of older cities, an "odd urban animal" is thriving in the U.S. -- the non-city.
May 29, 2003, 4am PDT
Environmentalists are aghast at recent changes in national environmental policy.
May 20, 2003, 6am PDT
A wave of immigration is reshaping traditional white suburbs into fast-growing "New Brooklyns."
April 24, 2003, 1pm PDT
As subdivisions begin sprouting in formerly rural areas, counties trying to preserve the quiet life are being dragged into the debate over sprawl.
April 23, 2003, 8am PDT
The design of neighborhoods is to blame for resulting epidemic of obesity in America.
April 19, 2003, 1pm PDT
USA Today interviews photographer Sandy Sorlien about her new book, Fifty Houses: Images from the American Road.