As Russia considers reviving "Stalingrad," we scan the map for other unsavory historical figures.
Freakonomics revives a tried, and tired, debate.
New research suggests people drive more after transit is targeted, even though the choice actually elevates their safety risk.
Developer Patrick Kennedy believes tiny dwellings will "get huge" in cities across the country.
A new study finds that moving a lot leads to loneliness — but also leads us to expand our social networks.
The urban programs that would suffer most from budget sequestration.
Photographer Nick Frank discusses his sharp, colorful, deserted shots of the stylish system.
Last week's results are very encouraging — but they're actually in line with recent success rates.
New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
On the heels of a study that showed no link between home closures and crime, new research finds a clear (though modest) connection.
A Cities guide to the very close state-level elections.
A taxi lobby has fought the city's efforts toward a fuel-efficient fleet — and won.
Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.
Climate scientists saw this coming, and their estimates on service restoration are no more encouraging.
Transit consultant Jarrett Walker explains how a network built on connections will benefit Auckland, New Zealand.
A new study takes a real-time approach to see why cyclists choose some routes over others.
Aris Venetikidis has mapped out a better mass transit system. He's still waiting for the city to embrace it.
The rail operator's recent success should end the debate over its privatization.