Hard proof that there's no relationship between housing vouchers and higher crime at the city level or in the suburbs.
It's a pretty impressive snapshot of the transportation networks of large stretches of the globe.
Electrical lighting has allowed our bodies to move away from our natural clock.
The curious results of walking tours in New York, Berlin and Mumbai.
A clever new peer-to-peer car-sharing scheme makes a lot of our standard travel expenses look like a huge waste of money.
In four charts.
Turns out the train operator was on the phone.
A reminder from the data.
The frontier of online retail keeps getting weirder.
Could better software change how police departments find fugitives?
You can vote from among a fresh batch of 25 new ideas.
With terrible consequences.
Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."
Something like trash on the street can rejigger our entire sense of a place.
A victory for the city's lawyers, a defeat for public-employee unions.
Yes, homicide-related death rates are higher in urban areas, but you're twice as likely to die in a car crash outside a city.
As revealed by a billion dots of color.
Not only do we now own fewer cars. We're also driving each of them less.
The conclusion to a long-running study of "crack babies" in Philadelphia.