CityLab

Laura Bliss argues that implicit discrimination in the boundary-shaping policies of school districts necessitates reform of the property-tax funding system.
3 days ago   CityLab
The Startup Genome Project ranks the Silicon Valley as far and away the best location in the world for startup businesses, but other American cities appear all over the top ten.
4 days ago   CityLab
The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
6 days ago   CityLab
A bit of a redefining moment is happening among European planners as they look for ways to address the growing complexity of their communities and the world.
6 days ago   CityLab
CityLab presents a feature extravaganza about the nation's 21,000-mile-long network of trails converted from former rail lines.
Jul 15, 2015   CityLab
Seattle returns to zoning as a tool to promote the construction of affordable housing.
Jul 14, 2015   CityLab
The game is called INFRA—the action is set in a city where corruption in the private and public sectors has left the city on the brink of collapse.
Jul 12, 2015   CityLab
Eric Jaffe's July 1 article in CityLab has 18 reasons, and not one in opposition. The date is significant as it marks the official kickoff of the Oregon Road Usage Charge program.
Jul 6, 2015   CityLab
The answer depends on location, according to previous studies on EVs. The study from NBER evaluated both gas and electric-powered vehicles to determine their effect on the environment. A surprising recommendation is a new road funding option.
Jul 1, 2015   CityLab
Well-known in transportation planning circles, Houten's suburban multi-modality can be found almost nowhere else. Perimeter ring roads, train access, and bike-friendly features have cut car trips down to 44 percent.
Jun 29, 2015   CityLab
A highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling on the concept of "disparate impact" at the heart of the Fair Housing Act.
Jun 25, 2015   CityLab