Urban

In the Elusive Search for Affordable Housing, Clues Emerge

Economists, sociologists and political scientists have recently identified single-family zoning as a major obstacle to building more of it. Could that change soon?

Your Age May Indicate Your Impact on Racial Segregation

New research offers a first look at how migration patterns are influencing diversity.

Population Declines Accelerate in Many Large Urban Areas

The latest Census estimates show urban counties in the Northern U.S. and Midwest, in particular, are losing residents to the suburbs and Sun Belt.

The Cities Where Autonomous Vehicles Would Be Most Practical

A new report suggests certain travel patterns make some cities ideal for the technology and urges officials to start planning for it.

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