An addictive new interactive project marries a vast array of archival photos with a detailed map of the city.
For one thing: narrow, European-style streets.
The interactive project OUTgoing aims to map the history of New York City’s queer bars.
In an intriguing deal with the city of New York, the company MOVE Systems will provide environmentally friendly food carts to vendors, rent free.
“We looked at the entire range of possibilities, and this just made so much sense.”
New York's Vision Zero program targets reckless driving with a pair of jarring new public service campaigns.
New recommendations for building accessible systems suggest more stations in low-income neighborhoods—and more density in general.
An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.
"It may be crazy to swim in the canal," says Christopher Swain. "But what's crazier is that the Gowanus Canal is so messed up."
The AARP's new “livability index” grades communities on seven resource areas that aging Americans will need.
Advocates say the latest numbers are encouraging, but the city could still be doing more.
The painter's groundbreaking works trace the journey of African Americans out of the Jim Crow South.
Los Angeles isn't the only jurisdiction that's been forced to confront its sidewalk problems by disability-rights advocates, and it won't be the last.
A new survey of collision reporting practices reveals a ton of room for improvement.
Is "Life Paint" a helpful new technology, or a dubious marketing ploy?
The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly influenced by a decision to almost entirely eliminate cars.
It's not going to solve poverty, for instance. But that doesn't mean it's not worth doing.
A detailed new report tries to quantify the impact better bicycle infrastructure can have in lower income communities.
When cities and states apply tons of it to roads like they did this winter, drinking water supplies can be easily contaminated.