Designers set out to make Levittown, N.Y. -- the original suburban gold standard -- more livable and less car-dependent.
The Netherlands plans to start taxing motorists for how much they drive. Could this and other European innovations to reduce traffic take root here?
Two brothers, an architect and a developer, team up to make new Chinese cities more people-friendly, easing the transition from rural to urban living.
Work-of-art buildings by Frank Gehry or I.M. Pei often take prominent roles in cities across the globe -- but they fail at creating a sense of place
Vacant lots are the scourge of cities around the world, but they offer acres of unfulfilled potential for urban renewal.
PhillyTreeMap, an open-source mapping system, helps Philadelphia keep track of an urban treasure -- its trees.
Bank of America is paying for the demolition of some foreclosures in Cleveland, Chicago, and Detroit. Could this help these cities to find new life?
The National Household Transportation Survey suggests that only the steepest increases in density lead to reduced car usage.