Urban

To Sell Vacant Homes, Students Spotlight Their Histories

An historic city just outside Pittsburgh is digging into the past to try to change the public's perception of blighted property.

In Cities and Suburbs, Nearby Jobs Are Harder to Find

For most Americans, especially the poor and minorities, the number of jobs near home is declining.

How Bloomberg’s Still Changing the Way Cities Operate

Bloomberg Philanthropies and other organizations have poured an unprecedented amount of money into making cities more innovative and collaborative. What happens when the money runs out?

Menstruating While Homeless: An Ignored, Inescapable Issue

The winning idea of a public policy competition addresses a nationwide problem that makes many uncomfortable to discuss: menstruation and female hygiene.

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