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.
Even in the cycling utopia of the Netherlands, bicyclists face infrastructure problems.
Strong Towns wants to change the way Americans see the places they live—such as what a walk to the store reveals about infrastructure.
New Yorkers have been fighting over this for decades. But a new proposal to study a full ban next summer would bring some sorely needed hard data to the debate.
Kansas City, Missouri, is the latest city to pass legislation prohibiting drivers from "intimidating or injuring" walkers and bikers.
After recent high-profile deaths in NYC, the good news is that such accidents are becoming rarer—at least in New York and California.
For many Americans, having a car means keeping a job in transit-barren suburbs and cities. Losing transportation could mean losing everything.
A conversation with 100 Resilient Cities president Michael Berkowitz.
It was the second fatal bike-pedestrian crash in the city in just two months.