Cities

21 hours ago
A new infographic breaks down how much space is devoted to buildings, green space, and roads in 15 major U.S. cities.
Geotab
2 days ago
The Guardian last week published a series of articles and interactive features on the subject of the master-planned communities of the world.
The Guardian
July 4, 2019, 11am PDT
President Donald Trump has low opinions on the state of a few very specific cities.
The Washington Post
June 18, 2019, 9am PDT
Cities go through ups and downs over time, and where a city is in its longer history can reveal the reasons behind population changes.
Governing
June 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
It might feel like the world is shrinking as globalization expands, but many cities still have their individual characters and qualities.
Bloomberg
May 27, 2019, 5am PDT
The National League of Cities has released their annual analysis of the top issues mayors are talking about in the United States.
CityLab
May 21, 2019, 5am PDT
Not all urban dwellers are as liberal as conventional wisdom would have us believe.
FiveThirtyEight
March 22, 2019, 5am PDT
A Planetizen editor failed this quiz.
The Guardian
December 14, 2018, 8am PST
The measures of urbanization vary widely, and the differences pose a challenge in developing policies and plans for cities.
CityLab
November 15, 2018, 5am PST
Brookings analyzes the characteristics of the local economy of eight American cities succeeding in bridging the digital divide.
Brookings
September 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
A report on the fiscal conditions of cities sounds alarms about potential challenges ahead.
Governing
August 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A more-than-6oo-square-mile city can get hard to map in our minds, especially when it blends so seamlessly into surrounding cities.
Houston Chronicle
June 26, 2018, 5am PDT
A roundtable of discussion of prominent urbanists examines the questions of urbanism with a long-term mindset.
CityLab
June 2, 2018, 7am PDT
An annual report aggregates the State of the City speeches of mayors all over the country.
National League Of Cities
April 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Unlike previous generations that fled cities, in part over of fears of crime, today people leave many cities because they can't afford them.
The Economist
April 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
A fun activity in city comparison.
The New York Times
April 4, 2018, 9am PDT
American exurbs growing again, after brief period of urbanization.
Brookings Institute
February 15, 2018, 9am PST
A rising tide doesn't necessarily lift all boats—even in a time of (mostly) decreasing income inequality at the city level.
Brookings
Blog post
February 15, 2018, 5am PST
Many of the Best Picture nominees are set in cities, and none are focused on suburbia.
Michael Lewyn
January 8, 2018, 9am PST
Joe Cortright presents the antidote to an emerging narrative about the shifting lifestyle preferences of young adults (i.e., Millennials).
City Observatory