December 16, 2014, 9am PST
A new study by a sociologist at Louisiana State University examines the differences between qualitative and quantitative descriptions of gentrification. Even the New York Times, according to the study, reveals its bias.
July 2, 2014, 5am PDT
A proposal to limit the amount of time low-income families can live in affordable housing.
September 25, 2012, 11am PDT
In the first article of a series exploring how the physical structures that support the explosion in digital information are effecting the environment, James Glanz examines the wasteful manner in which technology companies consume energy.
April 6, 2011, 9am PDT
As Detroit shrinks, a team of consultants and city officials are faced with the daunting task of reforming a city that is largely full of holes.
October 28, 2010, 10am PDT
Bob Herbert warns that the country is allowing its water systems to deteriorate despite a widely evidenced need for upgrades.
October 22, 2009, 9am PDT
Bicycle commuting increased 43% in the U.S. from 2000 to 2008. And as commuters get used to having their trusty bike to get around, more business travelers are taking their ride with them.