Research looking at African Americans in Houston finds a significant correlation.
Photos of Hong Kong high-rises that appear both claustrophobic and stunning.
Google is promising a million maps for a million people with its redesign. But can it avoid confining us to customized urban bubbles?
Evidence debunking the "wealth effect."
New research suggests that location plays a smaller role now in who we talk to and what we talk about.
Minorities are significantly more likely to live in heat-prone neighborhoods that will be particularly at risk with climate change.
But the problem is not what you think.
Twenty-something Americans drive about 20 percent less today than their parents.
The Rockefeller Foundation plans to fund positions in 100 cities worldwide.
The dormitory meets the real world.
Another reason to worry if you live near a highway.
The map offers a nifty live survey of people's utterly random interests (or perceived areas of expertise).
A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey.
For the first time, blacks voted at a higher rate nationally than whites.
Civil liberties advocates argue that it may be too much.
What does a city look like when viewed through the movement of its riders?
For the last two decades, the exact opposite has been true.
OpenStreetMap debuts a new map editor that will close the gap between grassroots mapping and its giant industry rivals.
A playful take on serious transit data.