September 7, 2009, 7am PDT
In Afghanistan, cities are changing. More and more people are leaving behind their agricultural past for city life, and the tide of new urbanites is stressing the fabric of the city.
September 6, 2009, 9am PDT
Eating local is in vogue, as the environmental impacts of industrialized agriculture surface. But is eating local really the right response? One author says maybe not.
September 4, 2009, 7am PDT
New world cities are emerging, and the "first truly urban century" will be shaped by the way increasing wealth is handled in places like Mumbai, Bangalore, Shanghai, Beijing, Sao Paulo and Dubai.
August 4, 2009, 8am PDT
Housing vacancies are still rising in many American metropolitan areas.
July 26, 2009, 5am PDT
This piece from <em>Forbes</em> looks at which cities will recover fastest from the recession -- and which ones won't.
May 8, 2009, 12pm PDT
Peter Gertler of HNTB says that the Obama administration's high-speed rail investments will attract new development around stations.
April 10, 2009, 7am PDT
Shaun Donovan wants HUD to catalyze shifts in American urban planning, one community at a time. A look at the optimistic HUD secretary, who has been given the task of fixing the housing market—and making over a broken government agency.
March 3, 2009, 6am PST
<em>Forbes</em> has released its list of the most congested cities in America. Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas and Washington D.C. top the list.
February 22, 2009, 5am PST
Forbes releases its first ever list of "America's Fastest-Changing Cities", documenting the cities that have undergone the most drastic economic shifts.
December 1, 2008, 11am PST
A new report from the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development finds that a combination of high gas prices and airline industry woes have contributed to a dramatic increase in intercity bus ridership.
November 26, 2008, 8am PST
Ten Sleep, Wyoming is home to a booming new company that teaches English online to students in Korea. The town of 350 people is a testament to how the reaches of broadband connectivity allows high-tech business to flourish even in remote areas.
November 2, 2008, 5am PST
The financial woes of AIG are impacting American public transit agencies for whom it acted as a loan guarantor: now as many as 30 agencies are in technical default on their loans and could face catastrophic losses.
October 18, 2008, 11am PDT
Texas cities top a ranking by Forbes of where your dollar goes the farthest. Affordable housing and promising job prospects made a big difference.
September 23, 2008, 10am PDT
By looking at city data and quality-of-life measures, <em>Forbes</em> has created a list of the most stressful cities in the U.S. Chicago, Detroit and New York rank the highest.
September 6, 2008, 9am PDT
Forbes keeps churning out the Top 10 Cities lists- this time looking at the best cities for single people.
August 17, 2008, 1pm PDT
While the mortgage crisis has hit hard in California and other prosperous regions, the cities that are sliding fastest into decline are still in the Rust Belt, with disappearing populations and bleak job prospects.
August 11, 2008, 6am PDT
<em>Forbes</em> looks at the fastest dying American cities.
July 25, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Moscow tops an annual ranking of the world's most expensive cities. The survey examines housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment for corporations and government agencies determining living costs for expats.</p>
July 4, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Forbes works with the Center for Neighborhood Technology to find the best neighborhoods to get around affordably.</p>
July 1, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Older districts are often marked by high property values and traditional architecture, but it's not just aesthetics and history that define them. Some historic neighborhoods have gone through vast changes, while others don't appear "historic" at all.</p>