October 28, 2014, 12pm PDT
The pavement along Old Route 66 in New Mexico will now play "America the Beautiful"—but only if you're driving the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour.
July 20, 2012, 9am PDT
Lisa Stark identifies the top ten U.S. cities were retirees can live on less than $100 per day.
July 16, 2010, 8am PDT
Being developed on 1500 acres of Incheon's waterfront, Songdo is a completely planned city harnessing the latest innovations in green technology and planning doctrine aimed at creating a sustainable, self contained 'city of the future.'
September 15, 2009, 2pm PDT
Yesterday, the Senate voted to block ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) from receiving grants from HUD. ABC News looks at the latest complaints against the group, and ACORN's chief organizer speaks in defense.
August 31, 2009, 6am PDT
A new study of public high school students suggests a connection between obesity and feeling unsafe in one's neighborhood.
July 22, 2009, 1pm PDT
<em>Dumpster diving</em> takes on new meaning as a New York-based design firm reinvents vacant lots as mini-resorts by converting old trash bins into swimming pools.
February 11, 2009, 2pm PST
The latest Forbes Misery Index sees a number of changes in the roster, with housing bust "ground zero" Stockton California at the "top" of the list.
September 15, 2008, 9am PDT
"Good Morning America" in cooperation with Amtrak will launch a 'Whistle-Stop' Tour at Grand Central Station on Mon, Sept. 15 - one full week live, two hours daily from a moving train featuring five station stops, making for a 'technology first'.
June 28, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Bohmte, Germany is following the lead of an EU program called "Shared Space", which recommends that cities remove traffic signals and find ways to encourage cars to share their space with pedestrians and bicyclists.</p>
July 2, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Members of Congress seek to close a loophole that enabled those buy gas-guzzling SUVs to claim a tax deduction of up to $25,000. Auto makers and dealers oppose the idea calling it a "tax increase".</p>
June 21, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>In a move to address poverty in the city, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has started a program that will pay low-income residents for doing things perceived to break the cycle of poverty, such as visiting a doctor and attending school regularly.</p>
June 8, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>The new plan would transform Sydney's White Bay into an environmentally-friendly community designed to mitigate the city's ecological impact and combat global warming.</p>
March 7, 2007, 8am PST
<p>The desire for slower pace, more security and the ability to carry out transactions from anywhere via the internet are fueling a renewed interest in rural living.</p>
December 15, 2006, 11am PST
<p>A new Internet start-up hopes to become the eBay for parking spaces by allowing people to find and trade parking online.</p>
October 3, 2006, 10am PDT
After the Supreme Court's "Kelo" decisions, ballot referendums seek to restrict local governments' power.
July 21, 2006, 8am PDT
Vegetation covered roofs, which help save energy and reduce runoff, are sprouting up in major cities across North America.
April 15, 2005, 11am PDT
Sixty percent of people who enter the US from Mexico at the San Diego border would pay a toll for a speedier trip.
February 24, 2005, 2pm PST
The City of Berkeley takes the University of California at Berkeley to court over 15-year growth plan.
February 21, 2005, 1pm PST
Traffic is worst in big cities and suburbs, and 50% feel it is worse than 5 years ago, according to an ABC traffic poll.
January 30, 2005, 11am PST
20/20 reporter John Stossel explores the "myth that urban sprawl is ruining America."