Henry Grabar

Is Racial Profiling Institutional at the NYPD?

New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.

Electric Car Improvement of the Day: AAA's New Mobile Charging Truck

AAA's truck that can deliver a fifteen-minute roadside jolt to electric car drivers in the Seattle area.

The Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge

March Madness for urban design nerds.

Temporary City of the Day: London, at Burning Man

That's the idea, at least.

Berlin's Subway: 'An Underground Art Gallery'

Each of the U-Bahn's 173 stations comes with its own design.

Crazy Urban Video Game of the Day: Play a Street Vendor in 'Cart Life'

A "retail simulation" that tells stories of "social stratification, food, romance, money and death."

A Photographer Sees Tiny Planets in San Francisco's Rusty Fire Hydrants

Finding worlds in aging infrastructure.

Turning a Persian Rug Into a City

Babak Golkar makes architectural designs out of carpet patterns.

Best U.S. Cities for St. Patrick's Day? Anywhere But Texas

The Northeast Corridor is, unsurprisingly, the promised land of Irish bars and restaurants.

Promising Film Trailer of the Day: 'Sign Painters'

A city is only as good as its signs.

Happy 200th Birthday to a Mapmaker Who Changed the World

John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.

'Femme Fatales of Cartography'

Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."

Map of the Day: Montreal, Then and Now

Sixty-six years later, the city's urban design is not so different.

The Frightening Effects of the NYPD's 'Mapping Muslims' Program

"Everybody's an informant."

Timelapse of the Day: How Nature Changes in a New York Year

A seasonal tribute to New York City.

Introducing the $32,000 Lamborghini ... Bicycle

A luxury personal transportation option for the car-free generation.

'Rich Kid Who Wears Pastel Shirts' of the Day: Connecticut

Reddit's hilarious answers to this question: If the U.S. were a high school, who would your state be?

Judge Invalidates Bloomberg's Soda Ban

The law was set to go into effect tomorrow.

Imagine a Digital Library in Every Bus or Train

Slow commute? No problem.