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On the eve of landfall of Hurricane Sandy, Matthew Yglesias recalls Mitt Romney's 2011 response to a GOP primary debate question in which he called federal disaster relief spending "immoral."
Oct 29, 2012   Slate.com
Cities are struggling with the right way to control bicycle traffic in a system built for cars. Should bicycles act like cars? Or should roads change to meet the special needs of bicycles?
Oct 19, 2009   Slate.com
The relationship between poverty, poor health and obesity is complex, writes Daniel Engber. However, research is showing that "obesogenic" environments and social inequality play leading roles in all three.
Sep 29, 2009   Slate.com
Solar-powered trash compactors, while not cheap, pay for themselves relatively quickly. With state and city budgets more liquid thanks to stimulus money, municipalities are snapping them up.
Sep 11, 2009   Slate.com
Mohamed Atta, one of the 9/11 terrorists, pursued a masters degree in city planning before the attacks. Slate's Daniel Brooks reads Atta's masters thesis, and finds a strain of anti-Western modernism that is revealing.
Sep 9, 2009   Slate.com
Witold Rybczynski provides an illustrated history of airport architecture on Slate [Slideshow].
Jul 24, 2009   Slate.com
They're safer, faster, require less fuel use and enhance public space. So why do Americans tend to reject proposals for roundabouts?
Jul 21, 2009   Slate.com
While it didn't transform personal mobility and lead to the redesign of urban areas, the Segway has found some unexpected forms of popularity.
Jul 10, 2009   Slate.com
How did high ceilings become equated with high class?
May 22, 2009   Slate.com
Author Tom Vanderbilt suggests that train service has been headed in the wrong direction for the better part of a century.
May 22, 2009   Slate.com
More homeless people are squatting in abandoned suburban housing. Eduardo M. Peñalver, co-author of the forthcoming book "Property Outlaws" thinks cities should acquire these properties and allow the former owners to live in them as renters.
Mar 27, 2009   Slate.com