When it comes to development, local desires often render state smart growth incentives insufficient.
As with actual siblings, there's no one way to define the relationship.
Typically, transportation laws promoting safety lead to an increase in public health. With bike helmet laws, the connection isn't so clear.
A lawsuit against Arne Svenson, who captured unwitting subjects through their windows, could draw an important line between art and intrusion.
There are several reasons to be excited about streetcars — and several others to be skeptical.
Many of the highest percentages of gay couples raising children are found in states that ban gay marriage.
Freight is crippling metro areas, but it's rarely part of city planning.
Daniella Zalcman blends images of the two cities in a way that's both fantastical and haunting.
Remote cities are especially vulnerable to scandal, according to a new study.
Preservationist Michael Perlman, who calls diners "cornerstones of Americana," has a unique niche.
The key, according to a new report, is forming partnerships with farmers.
A new app called Stereopublic is your guide to urban silence.
Miha Tamura captures the extraordinary side of this everyday ride.
A two-day urban hike called the Big Parade reminds Angelinos that their city has a pedestrian culture after all.
A new tool shows the geography of Internet distraction.
Mega-collector David Rumsey explains how maps are an "archive of information."
French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.
At New York Ideas, Ray Kelly says we should be prepared for more cameras — and smarter cameras.
More and more states are privatizing highways and roads. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of increasing debate.