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3 Popular Fall Crockpot Recipes, According to Pinterest

It's officially crockpot season, and we could not be more thrilled about it. After all, there is absolutely nothing better than arriving home to the …

We Don't Have to Give In to Sprawl

It's been a great couple of decades for America's cities. Crime is down, real estate values are up relative to the suburbs, schools are improving, job growth is strong. Iconic companies are moving their headquarters from office parks to downtown. Long-held anti-urban attitudes have given way at …

Urban Design

The Difficulties of Density

Despite its merits, in the U.S., density peaked in the 1950s and has declined since then.<p>The biggest issue shaping the future of our cities, and our nation, is the question of how we grow. Do we continue to try to sprawl our way to the American Dream, or do we add the density that powers innovation …

California’s Green Grants Are Unprecedented, But Who’s Getting the Jobs?

On September 2, lawmakers in California sent a bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that will reinforce the state’s already remarkable efforts to …

Is Your Town Building Enough Housing?

Nationally, many cities are struggling with a lack of affordable housing. In others, a glut of housing helped wipe out the equity for homeowners in …

'An aggressive proposal that touched a lot of nerves': Why Gov. Brown's plan to stem the housing crisis failed

The idea behind Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to stem the state's housing affordability crisis was simple: Make it easier to build houses.<p>If developers pledged to set aside some units in their projects for low-income residents, the governor's proposed legislation would have eliminated some local hurdles …

Housing

Port Chester Wants to Grow, but Exactly How Is the Question

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — The mayor of this compact, working-class village bordering Connecticut can’t resist the comparison. Like so many boosters of their own towns, he invokes a New York City borough’s name as he describes changes to Port Chester over the last few years. Yes, he calls it “the …

Sinking Millennium Tower puts building agency on the spot

San Francisco building department officials are being called before the Board of Supervisors to explain why the agency allowed the developer of the now-sinking Millennium Tower to avoid anchoring the condominium high-rise to bedrock, and why the city didn’t tell prospective homeowners about the …

Now Seattle Is Moving to Lower Speed Limits

It would be the latest city to slow down drivers in the name of Vision Zero. But how effective will it be?<p>Seattle is slowing down: Speed limits will drop from 30 to 25 mph along main corridors and from 25 to 20 mph on residential roads, assuming officials approve a recent move by a city council …

New York City

What's Wrong With America's Dream of City Living

New York is the land of the $100 million penthouse, the land of more than 8.5 million people and of rents that are among the highest in the …

Urban and rural households enjoyed similar income gains in 2015 (Corrected)

<b>Correction:</b> This article originally reported that urban households had seen their median incomes rise in 2015, while incomes in rural areas fell. But that appears to have reflected a statistical anomaly in the Current Population Survey. More reliable data released later in the week by the American …

Demographics

Is urban cycling worth the risk? — FT.com

If you live in a big city, you may have thought about cycling to work. You will have weighed up the pros and cons: the health benefits, the low cost, …