Editorials: Wendell Cox

Dispersing Millennials

The very centers of urban cores in many major metropolitan areas are experiencing a resurgence of residential development, including new construction in volumes not seen for decades.

Beijing Gigacity to Cover Area of Cambodia or Oklahoma

Today, there are about 30 megacities in the world, where more than 10 million residents live. The largest is Tokyo, at about 38 million.

New York, Legacy Cities Dominate Transit Urban Core Gains

Much attention has been given the increase in transit use in America.

The Long Term: Metro America Goes From 82% to 86% Suburban Since 1990

The major metropolitan areas of the United States experienced virtually all of their overall growth in suburban and exurban areas between 2000 and 2010.

China's Ascent in World Transport

After years of closing the gap with the United States, China  built enough freeways in 2013 to amass the greatest length of freeways in the  world.

Urban Core Jurisdictions: Similar in Label Only

The fortunes of U.S. core cities (municipalities) have varied greatly in the period of automobile domination that accelerated strongly at the end of World War II.

SPECIAL REPORT: AMERICA'S EMERGING HOUSING CRISIS

This is the executive summary from a new report, America’s Emerging Housing Crisis, published byNational Community Renaissance, and authored by Joel Kotki

The Evolving Urban Form: Philadelphia

Philadelphia was America's first large city and served as the nation's capital for all but nine months between the inauguration of George Washington as the first president in 1789 and the capital t

Largest World Cities: 2014

The recently released 10th edition of Demographia World Urban Areas provides estimated population, land area and population de