Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.
They invite fraud, drain city revenue, and often fail to help those who need it most — new research proposes an alternative.
A bicycling advocate says both riders and cops must work to improve their relationship.
A recent ruling suggests the courts would support the officers' actions at the Empire State Building, should a lawsuit arise.
San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.
An East Village food shop owner discusses the post-recession difficulties facing Mom-and-Pops.
Too busy to worry about little things like "health" or "pedestrian safety"? Your smartphone is on it.
Its flaws cloud rather than clarify the recent debate over NYPD tactics.
The city has tried to provide a cool summer ride since 1905, with varying degrees of success.
"Queueing theory" says we hate the injustice of waiting on chaotic lines.
Users of sites like Airbnb are snubbing a recent law that forbids short-term apartment rentals.
A Yale researcher spends two years riding around, documenting the rules of "social disengagement."
Mostly to turn or because the signal doesn't recognize them, according to the latest research.
The less city you can see through the trees, the better for your brain, new research suggests.
It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
From an infographic of Olympic venues to street-by-street damage inflicted by the Blitz.
A new study claims to "contradict" the premise that density discourages driving — but does it?
From a Lady Liberty comb to 'I Heart London' nail clippers.
Transport modes should be evaluated on their "productive time," not just travel time.