Great news for the environment: This relatively new trend reverses nearly a century of city dwellers fleeing to suburbs and sprawl eating up the countryside.
If you want to be profiled in Wikipedia, it is better to be born in an urban place. The classic modern measure of achievement — rating a Wikipedia entry — depends a lot on geography.
A survey sponsored by Realtors illustrates that home buying is more like a prix fixe menu than ordering a la carte.
Be careful about lazy research.
Cue up Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. Last week’s release by the Pew Research Center of its “Millennials in Adulthood” analysis suggests there’s a train a-coming.
More people moving to urban places means more open space preserved and less congestion in the far suburbs. Yet some find it hard to swallow.
Arthur Nelson predicted the 2007 housing market collapse. When he talks, I listen.
There are two primary fronts in the healthy communities movement — safety and obesity. A stronger emphasis on safety is more likely to succeed with citizens and public officials.
Some commentators have trotted out the old argument that plenty of city-dwellers, especially in poor areas, are fat, so sprawl doesn't matter to obesity. The data suggests otherwise.
Mother Jones points out that outdoor night lighting has increased tremendously in recent decades, but hasn't made us safer.
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