Scientists have taken a new interest in how plant and animal life respond to the city.
A pre- and post-storm review, released by NYU's Rudin Center, has a few recommendations but mostly praise.
The GAO reports that only a tenth of $53 billion in flexible transportation funding went to transit in the past five years.
From classic movies to the Mississippi River to a meta map of the world's transit systems.
Shopkeepers consistently overestimate parking's role in their success.
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.