Henry Grabar

Haptic Lab

Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

Brandon Martin-Anderson

Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.

BMW Guggenheim Lab

Mumbai Music Video of the Day: 'This City'

A music video about public space and community in Mumbai.

Ekaterina Pokrovsky/Shutterstock

Who Reads the Most: Cities, Suburbs, or Rural Areas?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the biggest nerd of them all?


The Best #CityReads of 2012

Charter cities, sexy villages, company towns, and more.

Aether & Hemera

Art Installation of the Day: Paper Boats on London's Canary Wharf

Like being a kid again...a kid with state-of-the-art technology and materials.

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada

Mega-Art of the Day: A Face the Size of 2 Football Fields

Art for airplane travelers.

The Miami Bike Scene

Bicycle Advocates of the Day: The Miami Heat

They wear their helmets and everything!


More Cars on the Road Make You Late, But Some Cars Make You Much Later Than Others

A new study suggests that traffic reduction should be targeted at particular communities.

Rosenwald Collection/Library of Congress

2012's Year in Maps

It's been an eventful year for cartography.

Anthony Sherin

Urban Artifact of the Day: A Street Corner Piano

Go ahead, play a few notes.


A Transit Chief in the Mayor's Office?

MTA leader Joe Lhota is expected to resign today to prepare for a mayoral run.

Ralph Hockens/Flickr

America's Most Cutthroat Christmas Tree Market

A bitter feud between two men has sent the price of trees in New York City sky-high.


Temperature of the Day: -41, in Novosibirsk

Colder than the frost on a champagne glass!

Charles Platiau/Reuters

Mass Transit Improvement of the Day: 24 New Tram Stations in Paris

The French capital's third tramway extension in a month.


Newtown Is a Pretty Typical Connecticut Community

A New England town with a touch of the Gold Coast.

Planning Corps/Erik Galipo

Urbanist Portmanteau of the Day: Funderpass

This one should have been invented a while ago.

Erik Trinidad/YouTube

City-Themed Holiday Card of the Day: A 'Virtual Geoglyph'

Season's Greetings from a bicycle geek.


A Belgian Christmas Tree Made Entirely of Tea Cups and Dinner Plates

Gelukkig kerstfeest!