October 25, 2018, 6am PDT
Over the last decade and a half, the city has put millions of dollars into affordable housing. But the help is not reaching Charlotte’s neediest residents.
April 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Seeing "No Matter Where You're From" signs in liberal-leaning towns makes me both smile and cringe. Why? Because I know the tolerant message belies the real feelings many have towards neighbors, not from other countries, but "other" neighborhoods.
April 12, 2016, 8am PDT
A new study, released this week, reveals the connections between geography and life expectancy.
July 10, 2015, 12pm PDT
A feature in the Houston Chronicle explores the economic segregation of Houston along the axis of Main Street—with low income neighborhoods like Independence Heights to the north and affluent neighborhoods like Old Braeswood to the south.
January 14, 2013, 1pm PST
Across the United States, bike-share systems have struggled to provide access to those with fewer transportation options. Darren Buck looks at what some cities are doing to expand their reach.
Greater Greater Washington
August 2, 2011, 1pm PDT
A new study shows how even as minorities move up the social ladder, they tend to live in poorer neighborhoods, reports Joanna Lin for California Watch.
June 26, 2009, 8am PDT
<em>Next American City</em>'s Hamida Kinge reviews the "State of the Air" report from the American Lung Association and finds dire news for the majority of Americans.