UPDATE: "Authorities in the south China province of Guangdong Friday [Jan. 28] denied media reports it plans to create the world's largest metropolis," said People's Daily Online.
A new slide in housing prices has averages in major cities falling to their lowest point in many years.
A new proposal for helping distressed neighborhoods tosses aside — unwisely — one of the best city-mending methods of our time.
Here are ten things all local governments should be doing right now to start the transition into a new economic reality.
With many scratching to make a living in a badly damaged economy, coworking is springing up to meet the needs of independent workers.
The Obama rail plan "will revitalize America's manufacturing sector, spur economic development, and create green, high-wage jobs," the federal transportation secretary argues.
Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure
Using Baltimore as a case study, a UMass researcher finds that bicycle and pedestrian upgrades generate substantially more jobs than road repairs and improvements.
Dozens of property owners will join two developers in a $2 billion renewal of downtown Hempstead, New York.
Concepts like quality of life, regional planning, and a will to develop are keys to pushing cities out of the economic doldrums.
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