Are Millennials Really More Urban Than Previous Generations?

Most of them actually live in the suburbs.

Philly Converts Empty Lots Into Affordable Housing for All

Unlike similar initiatives that only build housing for low-income people, Philadelphia's will also target people who make too much to qualify for public housing but too little to afford private housing.

A Zipcar That Poor People Can Afford

Car shares are often too expensive for lower-income people, so a nonprofit in Buffalo, N.Y., started its own. But insurance problems might spell the end of it.

Farmers and Cities Play the Water Pollution Blame Game

The White House finalized a rule last week to strengthen the Clean Water Act. But it doesn't resolve the fights going on between urban and rural interests in Iowa and elsewhere over how to clean up.

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