US cities saw their core populations boom by 10 percent in the last decade, as both Hispanics and young white Americans found it increasingly beneficial and appealing to live close – often very close – to the inner city, according to a unique Census report released Thursday.
NoteThis piece was first published at Transportation Nation, a public radio reporting project.New Yorkers can get their first peek at the technology required to construct a proposed park in an underground abandoned trolley station.
More than 6,000 small businesses weighed in on a recent Thumbtack survey of the nation's 40 largest metro areas. Here are the cities that rated highest on hiring, licensing, regulation, zoning and more.
The 19th century was a century of empires, 20th century was a century of nation states and the 21st century will be a century of cities...
This outstanding infographic (courtesy of postscapes.com) begins with some information about our current state of urbanization.
Did you know that 1.3 million people are moving to cities each week?! It then explains the need for smart cities and delves into what is required to establish these intelligent connected environments, how the smart city may take various forms in the developing worlds and what specific technologies are necessary to achieve such grand goals in practice.
596 Acres, a group devoted to mapping and re-claiming unused public land, decamped for the Rockaways from August 20-September 6, 2012, in partnership with Rocaway Resource Recovery. The Rockaways have the highest concentration of vacant public land in Queens, and 596 Acres worked to identify and relaim that land for community gardens.
Jeff Bullas has posted infographs that have the latest facts, figures and statistics to help keep you on top of the rapidly changing social media ecosystems.
"Social media is no longer just about Facebook. Social media is splintering and fragmenting as more users find increased activity about their interests and passions residing on other social networks, such as Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter".
Through the rapid rise of smart phones and mobile platforms globally such as tablets led by the surging iPad, the way we use and view media is changing business and marketing.
Maintaining your business marketing momentum on a social web requires constant updates to identify and understand how and why users are using social networks.
These infographs have the latest facts, figures and statistics to help keep you on top of the rapidly changing social media ecosystems.
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"
ARTFARMS is an innovative project combining art, architecture and agriculture, that responds to our nation’s problem of urban vacancy created by Terrainsvagues, architects David Lagé and Andrea Salvini.
Support Urban FarmingHuffington PostAnd although I am a country boy with very little urban gardening experience per-sey, I have been deeply inspired by some of the rooftop agricultural efforts I've seen while traveling through major cities sowing...