Rankings

May 31, 2019, 2pm PDT
The U.S. News World and Report, better known for ranking colleges and universities, recently released a ranking of state transportation systems.
U.S. News & World Report
November 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Out of 23 cities, New York City came in first, Indianapolis came in 23rd.
Smart Cities Dive
October 27, 2017, 11am PDT
The 2017 "Bicycle Friendly State Ranking" list is here.
League of American Bicyclists
October 18, 2017, 11am PDT
It's the day everyone has been waiting for! The 2017 "Rattiest Cities" list has been announced.
The Washington Post
October 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Economist's Intelligence Unit has released its 2017 Safe Cities Index.
Quartz
March 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The League of American Bicyclists publishes a Bicycle Friendly State ranking as part of its Bicycle Friendly State program.
Next City
March 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
LendingTree ranks the most popular cities for Millennial homebuyers.
LendingTree
March 17, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Brewers Association's annual list of top 50 craft brewing companies is sure to inspire debate this St. Patrick's Day, and every other day ending in y.
Brewers Association
Blog post
March 9, 2017, 1pm PST
This "livable cities" ranking considers transit, walkability, and bikeability.
Michael Lewyn
February 9, 2016, 1pm PST
Census data shows that Seattle jumped Baltimore to become the country's tenth most densely populated city. Is Seattle on the cusp of a changing of the guard when it comes to density and population growth?
The Seattle Times
January 15, 2016, 11am PST
The availability of parking can make or break opinions of neighborhoods, and renters are especially likely to be impacted by parking difficulties.
Trulia
December 10, 2015, 6am PST
In a special "Energy for Tomorrow" report, The New York Times looks at "clean city rankings" of energy efficiency and land use. But ranking cities is no easy task—"winners on one list may appears as sinners on another."
The New York Times - Energy & Environment
November 20, 2015, 5am PST
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
The Seattle Times
August 18, 2015, 6am PDT
Wonkblog illustrates the results of a "Natural Amenities Index" created by the federal government.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
July 29, 2015, 12pm PDT
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.
CityLab
April 30, 2015, 9am PDT
The 16th annual State of the Air report includes everyone's favorite tool for putting the achievements of cities and metropolitan areas in perspective: rankings.
American Lung Association
April 6, 2015, 1pm PDT
A U.S.EPA list ranks the cities leading the nation with the most energy efficient commercial buildings.
U.S. EPA
February 6, 2015, 5am PST
For people who'd rather own a smart phone than a set of wheels, new types of mobile tech are making it increasingly easy to get around cities. A recent report ranks the metro areas that are making best use of these technologies. On top: Austin, TX
Streetsblog USA
January 20, 2015, 1pm PST
Florida's automobile transportation system fails a lot of tests. The latest is a study by WalletHub that ranks the financial risk of driving in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Broward Palm Beach New Times
December 15, 2014, 2pm PST
Although net-zero buildings have yet to scale to mass adoption, a new report hopes to inspire architects and developers to join the ranks of the most energy efficient buildings in the country.
The Architect's Newspaper