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Why condos caught on in America

Matthew Gordon Lasner, Hunter College The tragic collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, 2021,...

With fewer cars on US streets, now is the time to...

Kevin J. Krizek, University of Colorado Boulder Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less...

Mexico City buried its rivers to prevent disease and unwittingly created...

Elena Delavega, University of Memphis Mexico City is a dust bowl, a polluted megalopolis where breathing is hard and newly washed clothes hung out to...

Is your city making you fat? How urban planning can address...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County New disease outbreaks, like the novel coronavirus that recently emerged in China’s Hubei province, generate headlines and...

Bargain-hunting robocars could spell the end for downtown parking – cities...

Corey Harper, Carnegie Mellon University and Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon University Imagine a scene from the near-future: You get dropped off downtown by a driverless...

New York’s new rental protections won’t end the outsize influence of...

Cem S. Kayatekin, IE University New York has passed sweeping new laws that will close some legal loopholes that allowed the city’s 1 million rent-stabilized...

Designing greener streets starts with finding room for bicycles and trees

Anne Lusk, Harvard University City streets and sidewalks in the United States have been engineered for decades to keep vehicle occupants and pedestrians safe. If...

Canada’s most livable city is not Vancouver…it’s Calgary

Meg Holden, Simon Fraser University Vancouver residents felt a sting to their sense of urban pride when they saw the news that their city had...

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Hard evidence: why pump prices haven’t fallen as fast as oil...

Jay L Zagorsky, The Ohio State University Crude oil prices have dropped dramatically since last summer. Strangely, over the same time period, gasoline prices have...