How the urban landscape is evolving
In hopes of securing an MLS expansion team, cities are proposing to spend lots of public money on building arenas.
For progressive politics, San Francisco was once a city upon a hill. Now it’s rich people squabbling over one.
The city famous for its freeways—and traffic—has ambitious transit plans for the coming decades.
In the weeks following the blazes, median monthly rent in Sonoma County jumped more than 35 percent.
The city’s per-ride fees are expected to raise $16 million next year—$16 million that can get invested in public transit.
For years Arlington was the largest metropolis with no major transportation system. Now, it’s experimenting with microtransit in lieu of more-conventional options.
New projects in the shells of former Sears warehouses reveal much about America’s urban history—and its future.
The writer and politician Michael Ignatieff discusses the “moral operating systems” that bind urban communities.
A new “trackless train” shows that commuters have a long way to go before embracing a perfectly good form of transit.
Last week, a network of vital urban media outlets suddenly shut down. Will anything take their place?
Thirteen years after a vote that poured resources into transportation, most residents haven’t changed their habits.
A new book catalogues how people living in trailer parks miss out on the benefits of conventional homeownership.
A new study finds a correlation between the number of patents a city produces and economic segregation within its limits.
A band of architects and city planners insist that trash shouldn’t be a permanent feature of urban topography.
A driver, a transportation official, and a transit advocate explain why Seattle recently saw one of the biggest citywide increases in passenger numbers.
To understand the spread of diseases like Zika and Ebola, it’s helpful to look at trends in urbanization over the past few centuries.