Rural Areas

With unemployment numbers falling, jobs are on the rise in some rural parts of the country.
Jul 14, 2011   The Daily Yonder
At a recent conference on world cities, attendees from all over the world shared the impression that their cities do not receive enough respect from their national governments.
Jun 14, 2011   Grist
In rural Georgia, a New Urbanist style development is slowly materializing, andhoping to be a sustainable antidote to urban sprawl.
Jun 10, 2011   Architectural Record
The Tennessee town of Shelbyville has become a new center for Somalian refugees. A new documentary looks at what the influx of this group has meant to the city and its people.
May 25, 2011   Miller-McCune
Rural areas in Germany are seeing major declines in population. Some worry that these declining villages and towns are being left by the wayside as the nation heads towards urban centers.
May 15, 2011   Der Spiegel
Rural Kitsap County, Washington, has been debating over a policy change that would allow new communities to spring up in the area.
Mar 25, 2011   Kitsap Sun
Unhealthy, smog-filled air has struck an unsuspecting locale: rural Wyoming.
Mar 12, 2011   USA Today
As the world's population urbanizes, rural areas are being abandoned. But they don't have to sit empty and unused, according to this piece from <em>GOOD</em>.
Jan 18, 2011   Good
While the recession has affected the housing market across the country, the few state that are showing signs of recovery are mostly rural.
Jan 2, 2011   USA Today
Poverty is high and rising in rural areas across America. But there are also significant differences in the extent of that poverty, depending on the region.
Dec 28, 2010   The Daily Yonder
Populations have declined in the majority of rural areas in the U.S., according to recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Dec 19, 2010   Los Angeles Times