The city will reconnect with Detroit's system, but crumbling pipes remain a big problem.
In the dried-out San Joaquin Valley, consolidating water systems brings out ugly politics.
Patterns of consumption fall along class lines in the nation’s most populous county.
The proposed 16 weeks of paid leave could make a big difference for many caring for a new baby or sick parent.
CityLab speculates on what one L.A. homeowner—the biggest residential water user in the state—could possibly be up to.
New numbers from the League of American Bicyclists show that if you build the lanes, cyclists will come.
In Berkeley, of course. And the woman behind it is pretty cool.
In the San Joaquin Valley, a legacy of shortsighted land-use planning has intensified the water crisis for poor residents.
Who wouldn't welcome the incredibly loud, high-pitched, nighttime mating call of the coqui?
L.A. and New York are going head to head … through their respective MTAs.
Critics say the Corredor Cultural Chapultepec is not the kind of public space the city desperately needs.
The U.S. forest service has plotted where human development comes dangerously close to nature.
West Side Stories is a primer for newcomers and a forum for longtime residents.
An experiment in universal childcare in Quebec has been mostly a disaster. Here’s what could work for U.S. kids instead.
Surprisingly, your chances of living to your next birthday don’t always decline as you age.
Researchers say road salt is causing dangerously high lead levels in the city’s water.
Race, more than income, is strongly linked to living near pollutants of all kinds.
While a range of options might seem like a plus, there are costs.
Tuesday’s deadly torrents are reminders that western states need new models for water storage.