Many people in the U.S. carpool, walk, and use public transit to get to work—but most are still hacking traffic in a car, all alone.
What sets the expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, apart is one of its secondary goals: to make the Museum District a real, walkable neighborhood.
Democrats and Republicans are at an impasse on infrastructure funding, but a majority of Americans support new spending on such investment.
Despite bleak forecasts, families of color are finding more equitable conditions in suburbs. But the type of suburb matters.
Even after widespread protests over police brutality and racial profiling, a majority of the public thinks cops are doing well "protecting the safety and rights of minorities."
The curtain finally rises at the long-awaited, Jean Nouvel-designed venue—unfinished and with its architect protesting on opening night. Can it still fulfill high hopes?
To kick off 2015, Vancouver has resolved to eliminate food products from its waste stream entirely.
Retail prices rise as a direct result of surges in home prices—the same reasons that bar prices do: Wealthier people don't mind.
Is it turquoise? Is it teal? Whichever it is, Portlanders have strong feelings about PDX's beloved—and soon-to-go—carpet.
One Twitter user's suggested Olympics motto: "Fastah, Highah, Wicked Strong."
The city has colleges as infrastructure and hosts a huge sporting event every year. The Big Dig may have even worked in its favor.
Photographer Cynthia Connolly captures the faded glamor of the city's rooftop signage—even in Virginia, New York, and D.C.
The city is already sticking itself with the worst downsides of hosting the games. At least this way, it would be forced to make crucial improvements.
As the Ohio State Buckeyes prepare for a championship game against the Oregon Ducks, the city of Oregon, Ohio, gets a ridiculous new name.
Uber may not be an ideal ride-hailing solution. But let's remember the unpredictable, shifty days of Washington's unmetered cabs.
In Boston's South End, a debate over post-snow parking rights shows that no one should "own" any part of public streets.
Snøhetta's designs for One Van Ness have already inspired a number of photoshopped parodies.
Colder winter-weather spells bring more severe allergens to the cities that already suffer the most.
Congress put a limit on a popular and successful VA home loan program. Here's what that means for military home-buyers.