CityLab

September 19, 2016, 11am PDT
A new book by Courtney Martin called "The New Better Off" examines the shift in values among younger generations.
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September 18, 2016, 5am PDT
Want parking reform without tears?
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September 17, 2016, 9am PDT
One of the key assumptions of a new partnership between the planning and public health professions is that transit encourages more active mobility than possible with a car-centric lifestyle. But new research casts doubt on those assumptions.
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September 15, 2016, 7am PDT
A $40 million investment is being split between four cities—Memphis, Chicago, Akron, and Detroit—with the hopes of making big impacts for the community by revitalizing and/or repurposing exiting civic spaces.
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September 13, 2016, 2pm PDT
Americans are growing more apprehensive about their housing security.
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September 9, 2016, 8am PDT
A new crowdsourced map projects asks people to draw their city limits from memory.
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August 24, 2016, 5am PDT
Do cities that make homeowners repair sidewalks subsidize car culture? Or do cities that fund sidewalks subsidize sprawl?
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August 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Being a person of color in the United States means being physically vulnerable to both environmental hazards and police violence, two professors argue.
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August 4, 2016, 10am PDT
New research finds evidence of racial "boundary movements," in older, denser U.S. cities. The research explains more about why gentrification feels like such a powerful force, for those experiencing its effects.
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July 30, 2016, 5am PDT
CityLab reviews the "Skyscraper" mobile app game, from Tinybop, Inc.
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July 28, 2016, 10am PDT
Connecting affordable housing and healthcare programs can improve both—especially for seniors and disabled people.
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July 22, 2016, 5am PDT
The people's choice: Pac-Man.
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July 20, 2016, 6am PDT
Some of the New York Subway's stations and cars could be getting a drastically updated look—as soon as 2020.
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July 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Often overlooked, alleys can be transformed into valuable community spaces
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July 8, 2016, 11am PDT
In Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Alabama, the legal policy known as contributory negligence blocks cyclists from claiming damages if they're involved in a crash.
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July 7, 2016, 10am PDT
A failed 2012 restoration of South Camac, meant to last five years, only made it until 2015. Now it will have to wait until 2017 to see the historic street paved in wood again.
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July 1, 2016, 7am PDT
A proposal to restore Mexico City's 45 rivers envisions a whole new model for the city.
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June 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
A new survey finds that many Americans are still extremely pessimistic about the state of the housing market—many even believe that the worst of the mortgage foreclosure crisis that began in 2008 is yet to come.
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June 12, 2016, 1pm PDT
A photo series documents some of the many different U.S. streets named to honor MLK.
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June 10, 2016, 11am PDT
New research shows that affordable housing mandates usually don't raise housing costs, but often fail to benefit benefit the lowest-income families.
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