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A Safety Plan With Swedish Logic and City Smarts By Matt Flegenheimer (The New York Times)

A Short History of the High Rise By Katerina Cizek (The New York Times)

Beneath Cities, a Decaying Tangle of Gas Pipes By Patrick McGeehan, Russ Buettner, and David W. Chen (The New York Times)

Can Cities Kick Ads? Inside the Global Movement to Ban Urban Billboards By Arwa Mahdawi (The Guardian)

Cities are Now (YES! Magazine)

Economic mobility in South L.A., two decades later By Mitchell Hartman (Marketplace)

Global Cities Index

Globalization and World Cities - Research Bulletins

Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars By Randy Rieland (The Smithsonian)

How Americans Get To Work, In 2 Graphs By Shiva Koohi (NPR)

Invincible Cities

Make Cities Explode in Size With These Interactive Maps By ESRI and Natasha Geiling (The Smithsonian)

Mexico's Largest Mural Brightens Up Town - In Pictures (The Guardian)

NPR Cities: Urban Life In The 21st Century

Odd Things Happen When You Chop Up Cities And Stack Them Sideways By Robert Krulwich (NPR)

Richard Florida: Cities (The Atlantic)

Sanctuary, Not Just Shelter: A New Type Of Housing For The Homeless By Pam Fessler (NPR)

Sustainable Cities: From a Vision to Reality By Andrew Steer (World Resources Institute)

The Hunt for Baltimore's Slumlords By Katherine Wells (The Atlantic)

The Thriving Cities Project (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture)

Thriving Cities

Vertical 'Pinkhouses:' The Future Of Urban Farming? By Michaeleen Doucleff (NPR)

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work By Derek Thompson