Some scholars are calling for a stronger understanding of the "DNA" of cities — and, by extension, an improved ability to address urban problems in a systemic manner.
Service increases may pay for themselves through emissions reductions and safety improvements, even before factoring in congestion.
Public transportation ridership is up across the U.S., but the opposite is true in many cities that voted down funding measures last year.
A new paper tracks suburbia from its ideological roots in the Victorian era to its harsh detractors in the modern age.
Cory Bortnicker takes a humorous approach to enforcing sidewalk etiquette.
Andrea Bartoli suggests an approach that presumes ignorance on the part of offenders.
The diminishing power of the gas tax has renewed debate about how — and even whether — Washington can pay for local roads and rails.
A study in Chicago shows a link between housing age diversity and social relations.
CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
Chapel Hill has been a fare-free system since 2002 and is still going strong.
Meet the man whose Tumblr page chronicles the highs and lows of bar loos.
The affordability problem starts with planning that favors the automobile, argues a new report.
Some bike advocates see fees as a useful starting point in an inevitable discussion about sharing road costs.
A modernized vending machine for taxis and bars is preparing for launch in New York.
No, but it does pull them off buses, if a new study of British systems is any indicator.
The series deals with the universal urban problem of bike riders versus drivers.
The city has approved a local ordinance and even drawn districts for retailers — now it waits.
A new report finds that two-thirds of newly developed units are too expensive for local residents.
Premiums for the young and healthy are set to rise 169 percent, according to a new survey.