September 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
With the media rightfully pointing to Houston's sprawling urban development patterns that exacerbated the epic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Paul Krugman also finds fault with cities where urban development is too tightly regulated.
The New York Times - Opinion
June 6, 2015, 7am PDT
Although city growth continues to outpace the suburbs, the nation's three largest cities are experiencing a growth slowdown. Sunbelt cities like Austin and Orlando are picking up the slack.
December 29, 2011, 7am PST
Shrinkage -- the term long associated with rust belt cities like Detroit and Cleveland that saw their heydays 60 years ago and have been in decline since -- is now being applied to Phoenix and other fast-growing areas of the Southwest and Sun Belt.
National Public Radio - Morning Edition
March 9, 2011, 8am PST
Cities in California, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada that were "sunburnt" by the economic recession need to smartly manage their future growth.
October 11, 2010, 7am PDT
A Brookings Study of census data finds that since 2000, the number of poor people in the suburbs jumped by 37.4% to 13 million and "the growth rate of suburban poverty is more than double that of cities."
March 28, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>A new report from the U.S. Census shows that the Sunbelt continues to lead the nation in population growth, with Dallas-Fort Worth showing the greatest gains.</p>
March 26, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>New census figures show that suburban growth is slowing down in the Sunbelt cities of California, Nevada and Arizona.</p>