SurveyLA is using a pilot version of special software to document the city's historic architecture. Yes, L.A. has some of that.
Cities are experimenting with different materials — from heated panels to flexible rubber — but the best replacement has yet to emerge.
A lesson in range anxiety on the country's emerging Supercharger network.
Economists agree: the Olympics are bad for cities. There's an obvious solution.
The Chinese capital estimates 10 percent of its population lives in tiny, below-ground apartments. Are they crazy or clever?
A New York design competition aims to add more flexibility to The Battery.
Get behind the driver's seat to experience the exciting world of street sweeping firsthand.
A fisherman's dialect dies out.
A public art installation turns falling nuts into light and sound. For tree preservation, of course.
More cities are considering turning their street trees into food sources.
A professor criticizes the "culture of quantification," arguing that we don't do enough with the data we collect.
Officials propose using the money from the sale of radio frequencies to pay for new housing stock.
Landless Indians are taking their concerns to the capital en masse.
Plans to build a city of 500,000 from scratch may not survive after he leaves office.
Mandated planning improves metro area transit patterns, but maybe not enough.
A marketing campaign's cameras turn a select number of public spaces into stages.
Urban growth isn't necessarily streaming in from the countryside.
Closing 10 miles of Los Angeles's busiest freeway for a second time was as uneventful as officials hoped.
Warnings have been blaring up and down the state for months. Is this really necessary?