"Mosques are being built in suburban communities only accessible by car."
Walkonomics looks at small things -- sidewalk quality, hilliness -- that make a real difference to walkers.
The People's Community Medics can turn anyone into a first responder.
Young people gather in New York to discuss the future of kids and their bicycles.
In Austin, maps are color-coded by comfort level rather than traffic-engineering standards.
What could be more romantic than a trip to the innards of New York’s digestive system?
Hoboken could provide a perfect laboratory for aggressive efforts. Are state and federal governments ready to participate in the experiment?
More and more city planners are seeing bike lanes as "a rational part of the mobility picture."
Because of global urbanization, the number of people exposed to catastrophic levels of pollution is growing exponentially.
Riding a bike may have special benefits that other exercise modes don’t, but we just don't know enough about it.
A sci-fi riff on Middle Eastern building traditions.
For too many American families, this is not a problem that's easily solved.
Technology can actually make it easier to connect library patrons with an actual person.
Self-organized groups of religious enforcers should not feel free to intimidate community members into silence.
Why the chainification of the corner store is a bigger deal than losing book stores and record stores combined.
This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.
The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.
New York's latest foray into smaller living hits all the right notes.
Recent polling data suggests the public is much less divided than many headlines would have you believe.