When cities and states apply tons of it to roads like they did this winter, drinking water supplies can be easily contaminated.
A detailed new report out of Philadelphia finds the type of businesses closest to a parklet play a key role in their success.
The Adventure Cycling Association has just put out six detailed maps and brochures for cyclists planning to tackle the historic highway.
#SaveNYC was inspired by a similar effort to help local businesses in London, but it also has detractors.
Most 15-year-olds don’t spend their spare time studying walkability and public housing. Dylan Gentile is not most 15-year-olds.
The Knight Foundation has announced it will fund a large-scale expansion of Matt Tomasulo's 2012 "WalkRaleigh" project.
Seattle has joined a growing list of major American cities trying out the Swedish approach to reducing traffic deaths.
Yvonne Bambrick's new book is as comprehensive as it is approachable.
A group of Seattle-based safer streets advocates say they've been able to foster a much more civil debate by changing up the language they use.
A just-launched app uses Instagram and Twitter to show younger users that their friends are already out at state parks, having a blast.
That's just one of the findings of a recent survey of technology adoption in local government.
The harder task is addressing the underlying issues that led James Robertson to walk 21 miles to and from work every day in the first place.
In cities like Philadelphia, a remarkable 64 percent of the people riding public transportation are thought to be women.
The city's "scarlet letter" system joins a long line of policies designed to embarrass. But do they work?
Several cities are trying out new ways of encouraging low-income residents to sign up.
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.