Much of the economic and population growth in the U.S. is happening within 12 urban megaregions. Investment in these megaregions can add stress to the environment, increase gridlock and air traffic delays, and make inequality worse, or it can help...
My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dittmar's experience in working for better cities for people.
Vallejo, California is a great case study in what makes a good city — social offerings, aesthetics, and open access to nature.
A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.
When it comes to the future of our cities, the secret to urban revival lies in our past. Stephanie Meeks and Kevin C. Murphy's, ...
In honor of National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day, Island Press is celebrating the power and the freedom of cycling.
Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?
We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?
Before we can create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we need to understand what naturally happens when people congregate in cities.
Jeff Speck is an urban designer and author of several books on urban mobility. In this session, Jeff brings in concepts from his new book ...