July 22, 2010, 10am PDT
Shawna Dawson of this weekend's LA Street Food Fest says that the food truck phenomenon is "just at the tip of the iceberg."
May 14, 2010, 1pm PDT
Christopher B. Leinberger proposes that privatized rail could stimulate the economy and help increase property values.
November 20, 2009, 8am PST
<em>Atlantic</em> correspondent Cristine Russell takes a look at Mexico City's quickly-implemented bus rapid transit system.
June 15, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>The Atlantic Monthly reviews a new book on architect Oscar Niemeyer and his work that- like the infamous city of Brasilia- "continues to enchant and appall students of architecture and urban planning."</p>
November 30, 2006, 6am PST
<p>Urbanists lament the cookie-cutter retail landscape, but the fact remains that national chains provide the types of goods and services that consumers want.</p>
October 5, 2004, 12pm PDT
A feature length article explores life in The Green Zone -- the four-square mile, heavily secured "American bubble in Baghdad."
May 21, 2004, 5am PDT
A new United Nations commission is formed to examine the remarkably complex issue of migration worldwide.
May 17, 2004, 5am PDT
We restore many public structures -- post offices, hotels, libraries, even churches. But most malls are too ugly to warrant such effort.
February 16, 2004, 1pm PST
Israel has developed a practical and dispassionate approach to cleaning up after terror bombings.
November 28, 2003, 5am PST
Relive planning history in Robert Moses' attack on Lewis Mumford from January, 1962 in The Atlantic Monthly.
September 25, 2003, 5am PDT
Genetic engineering of foods is poised to feed humanity. Except that the environmentalists won't let it.
June 23, 2003, 5am PDT
A growing number of anthropologists now believe that North American prior to Columbus' arrival was dotted with impressive cities and towns.
January 20, 2003, 10am PST
Most of that land in the US is not where the people are, or are headed. Cities on the coasts are overcrowded; rural heartland communities are dying.
December 22, 2002, 3am PST
Former Atlantic Monthly columnist John Muir would have had a few choice words for President Bush's loosening of commercial restrictions in America's national forests.
October 1, 2002, 5am PDT
Perhaps school vouchers don't improve schools. However, they do improve neighborhoods, writes Jonathan Rauch.
August 19, 2002, 5am PDT
Witold Rybczynski writes in The Atlantic Monthly that public architecture competitions don't always produce the best buildings.
July 11, 2002, 1pm PDT
Readers debate a recent Atlantic Monthly article on The Mall of America. Is the scale of development troubling?
June 27, 2002, 12pm PDT
Peter Davison reviews a book that reveals Rome as the Romans know it -- as the eternal city.
June 25, 2002, 9am PDT
An Atlantic Monthly writer was the only journalist to have unrestricted access to the clean-up effort, and details the story.
March 21, 2002, 10am PST
Creating artificial societies requires a lot of math and high-powered computing, but yields some interesting results.