2013 review of studies relevant to reporting and coverage of U.S. cities, including research on economics, environment, crime, health and demographics.
2011 study by Yale University, Texas A&M, and Boston University on the growing environmental impact of low-density urban and suburban sprawl.
2013 study by Florida State University the effectiveness of a range of state incentive programs for the construction of energy-efficient builtings..
2013 selection of recent research on the effects of climate change on the built environment and how individuals and communities can best adapt.
2010 study by Monash University, Australia, that sought to better understand cyclists' risk factors by equipping them with helmet-mounted cameras.
2008 University of Pennsylvania study published in Real Estate Economics on the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore, Maryland.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fresh fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2012 study by Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina on the cleanup of brownfields that receive federal grants and speed of remediation when initiated.
2012 study from the U.S. Forest Service and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry on the change in trees and greenery in 20 U.S. metropolitan areas.