Population Growth

March 11, 2011, 7am PST
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen its smallest rate of growth in the state's history, according to data from the 2010 Census.
The Contra Costa Times
March 9, 2011, 11am PST
Despite what seemed to be a drained post-industrial condition in the 1970s, Seattle has been growing. This post looks into why.
The New York Times
March 1, 2011, 10am PST
Long a majority-white city, Salt Lake City is gradually becoming more diverse.
USA Today
February 27, 2011, 5am PST
Between 2000 and 2010, Oregon jumped from the 28th most populous state to the 27th. This article from <em>The Oregonian</em> looks at what's behind the shift.
The Oregonian
February 14, 2011, 9am PST
Mega-cities of 10 million people or more are getting a lot of attention these days. But smaller big cities are really where interesting and potentially hazardous growth patterns are occurring, according to this piece.
Citiwire
February 12, 2011, 11am PST
Struggling cities in the Rust Belt are actually luring a new surge of younger populations, according to this piece from <em>Governing</em>.
Governing
February 6, 2011, 5am PST
Neither technology nor infrastructure shows any limit for how big or how fast cities can grow and more megacities are on the horizon, according to this piece from Richard Dobbs and Jaana Remes.
What Matters
Feature
January 20, 2011, 9am PST
In an excerpt from his new book, Bill Fulton suggests that it's time for America's cities to focus on prosperity, not population.
Bill Fulton
January 14, 2011, 5am PST
Urbanization is taking up a rapid pace in China. Though much of the planning going on is of the cookie-cutter variety, some say the Chinese need to pay more attention to growing their cities vertically.
What Matters
January 13, 2011, 5am PST
RThe impact of cities is spreading beyond local and even national borders, argues Robert Neuwirth in this piece from <em>What Matters</em>.
What Matters
January 9, 2011, 1pm PST
China is building millions of housing units. But is the country building neighborhoods?
The Wall Street Journal
January 3, 2011, 1pm PST
National Geographic tackles the controversial issue of population growth, and the sustainability of a growing population. Should we worry about maxing out the planet? Not necessarily, according to Nat. Geo.
National Geographic
December 29, 2010, 9am PST
Nevada was the fastest growing state in the nation over the last ten years, but amid that growth has been a severe economic downturn.
The New York Times
December 22, 2010, 11am PST
The first piece of data from the 2010 U.S. Census has been released, showing state-by-state population information. <em>The Urbanophile</em> offers three maps that document how the country has changed since the last Census in 2000.
The Urbanophile
December 2, 2010, 8am PST
Over the past 30 years, the overgrown Iranian capital has arrived at unhealthy levels of air pollution and traffic congestion, but with the installation of a metro, BRT system, and bike rental program seems to be heading in a new direction.
TheCityFix
October 21, 2010, 9am PDT
The latest issue of <em>Nature</em> looks at the implications of an increasingly urban world on the field of science, and the field's impact on cities.
Nature
October 17, 2010, 1pm PDT
In the face of climate change and sea level rise, <em>Popular Science</em> offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.
Popular Science
October 16, 2010, 1pm PDT
Freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce. Our cities will need to address these shortages with better design, according to author Steven Solomon.
Grist
September 29, 2010, 8am PDT
With more than 750,00 people expected to add on to the city's population over the next 30 years, officials and locals in Austin are trying to map out how the city should grow and change to handle the influx.
Austin American-Statesman
September 22, 2010, 8am PDT
Freshwater resources are running out and being overused -- a global crisis that can be seen in the declining flows of the Colorado River.
Smithsonian Magazine