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Through original reporting, sharp analysis, and visual storytelling, CityLab informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there.

The site leads the conversation on building and living in the smart urban centers of today and tomorrow. From transportation and housing to technology and design to politics and entertainment, CityLab explores the trends shaping our urban future and captures the unmatched creativity and vibrancy of our increasingly urbanized world.

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