A final post on this blog -- and an introduction to a new project.
One last post about making the cheapest way to improve public transportation a viable solution.
A living legend of American journalism writes presciently on New Orleans and its flood control problems.
Throughout the Future of the Cities project the sidebar of this page has featured stories from The Atlantic archives. Here they are collected in one post.
Time lapse videos from three exceptional cities.
A reader from Los Angeles visits Washington DC, and makes some keen observations about their similarities and differences.
Curated reading on urban affairs and city life.
When a former Washington Post reporter visited his daughter's D.C. public school, he was horrified by what he saw in the kitchen--and decided to do something about it.
Why aren't there monorails in numerous American cities? Wayne Curtis explored that question by visiting Las Vegas in 2005, shortly after Sin City opened its single-track effort at mass transit.
Vinnie was a car salesman in the city of Alameda -- and it wasn't just a job, it was a calling. He is now unemployed, one among many in the auto industry who've lost their jobs in recent years.
A description of New York City literary culture circa 1906. The passage is from an old Atlantic piece that compared turn of the century NYC to Paris.
A short time lapse showing various sides of Los Angeles.
Longer reads related to urban affairs, metropolitan culture, and city life.
Personal safety is among the biggest reasons people avoid this form of transit.
This short film captures the lively culture in Spain's capital city.
Pointers to worthwhile posts on urban affairs.
In the passage below the fold, one of the most talented Washington DC journalists of her generation compares her city to Los Angeles.
The city's CIO explains how omnipresent WiFi helps officials do their jobs and even save lives.
If Kansas City builds it, they might not come.
Hint: it begins at 6pm Pacific Daylight Time, and Kobe Bryant is involved.