Meet the Nation's First 'Vitality Fellow,' Making Cities Livable for Everyone

St. Paul, Minn., wants its urban areas to welcome everyone -- whether they're 8 or 80 years old.

Fingerprint Uber Drivers? Voters to Decide

How people in Austin, Texas, vote next month on background checks for ride-hailing drivers could have big consequences for cities across the country.

Cities Create Their Own, Greener Transit Apps

In an effort to help people become less car-dependent, cities like Denver are getting directly involved in the creation of transportation apps.

Beyond North Carolina's LGBT Battle: States' War on Cities

North Carolina's fight over LGBT protections is part of a larger recent shift in political dynamics: States are thwarting local laws any chance they get -- while simultaneously complaining about federal intrusion on their own.

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