How the urban landscape is evolving
Despite individual triumphs and memorable moments, Team USA had its worst performance in 20 years.
Race, location, and income level can determine how often children experience violence and crisis.
SharedStreets offers an open-source solution to help taxis, buses, pedestrians, bikers, and ride-sharing services coexist curbside.
As the example of Seattle shows, it helps when employers try to persuade workers not to drive.
The political scientist Virginia Eubanks worries that technology is providing “the emotional distance that’s necessary to make what are inhuman decisions.”
Researchers are finding that the two predators, historically enemies, may be learning to get along in the big city.
A research project in Baltimore is using wildflowers—and lots of data—to investigate urban ecosystems.
Many neighborhoods with single-family homes have seen little or no new construction since they were built in the middle of the last century.
Big-data predictions don't always line up with reality.
It's simple: Charge people to bring cars onto city streets during rush hour.
America's healthy-eating disparities might have more to do with income and class than with geography.
Call them “accessory dwelling units” or “granny flats”—small living spaces built on existing lots could help make cities more affordable.
Researchers must devise workarounds, sometimes even recording the cost and travel time of their own rides.
A sister company of the tech giant wants to help develop—and then collect data on—a waterfront neighborhood in Toronto.
Wellness, not drinking and dancing, now defines the character of many city blocks.
A local paper once described Northland Center as a “stately pleasure dome.” A half-century later, part of it is being demolished.
A big investment blueprint is expected next month, and it might stretch local governments’ already-stretched budgets.
The city’s traffic woes owe in part to more people choosing private transit over public.
Where suburbs see dead malls, developers see condos, megachurches, and paintball parks.
Cities play different economic roles in different areas. And for developing countries, smaller might be better.
What does this reversal mean for the American housing market?