The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
Alta Bicycle Share, the nation's biggest bike-share company, just changed its name to Motivate. We chatted with CEO Jay Walder about his plans for the future.
How an outpouring of financial support led to #Becauseofapubliclibrary.
A recent survey of retired New York City police officers suggests the department's culture has shifted toward data manipulation.
A car is often—even usually—the wrong tool for the job in a dense urban setting. And using the wrong tool makes you frustrated and impatient.
Three years ago, the violence-stricken city bet big on a data-focused approach funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies. When will we know if it's working?
U.S. roads are safer than they've ever been for people who travel in cars. But has that come at the expense of those who travel on foot?
Can the liberal NYC mayor mend fences with increasingly hostile police leadership just as he needs the force to handle protests against bad policing?
In 19th-century New York, urban livestock were perceived as a threat to the image and future of the nation's largest city.
During Art Basel, a tagger called Demz was run down by police protecting street-art fans from street artists. His death has more than one connection to Eric Garner's.
A New York City Council member wants the lights off at night in 40,000 commercial buildings to save the environment. Would this dim the city's iconic skyline?
A collection of newly digitized ordinances from the 17th-century settlement that would become New York City reveals a riotous city full of crime, trash, and “insolent practices with sad accidents of bodily injury.”
Politically powerful 19th-century cyclists created road infrastructure in the U.S. and Europe—and many of them went on to lead the fledgling automobile industry.
Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."
But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.
As NYC makes serious changes to reduce pedestrian traffic deaths, some New Yorkers resist out of romance for the city's chaotic streets.
Prices will go up for the hugely popular bike-share service, but infrastructure will see a big overhaul in return.
Whose streets? Our streets. But more than rush hour is disrupted when people take to the highways.
A fight to keep a Barnes & Noble alive in the Bronx points to the necessity of real bookstores—and to the struggle for the borough to get one in the first place.