MIT challenges architects to design a house that costs $1,000. Hereâ€™s how one student came tantalizingly close.
Urbanists such as Ed Glaeser argue that tall buildings will save our cities. But they won't save the earth.
If cities want to get people to ride public transit, they need to ditch downtown routes and take them where the jobs are.
New Mexico "ghost town" will give researchers room to play -- without flooding real people's basements.
Even dense urban areas like New York and Toronto harbor enclaves of high per capita emissions -- and they all have one thing in common: wealth.
Careless drivers swinging their doors open into the bike lane pose a common danger to cyclists. But some cities, like San Francisco, are looking for solutions.
Brave Tea Party members know the United Nations will begin their global totalitarian government takeover at the local level. So they're taking the battle against conspiracies like denser urban areas, linked transit systems, and smart land use to the front lines: regional planning commissions!
Sprawling, farther-off suburbs like Yorkville, Ill., boomed during the housing bubble, but have taken a terrific tumble in the crash.
A commitment to bolstering bike-friendliness means that the bigger twin city now rivals Portland as the country's best cycling town.
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