We need other ways of quantifying walkability on our nation’s streets.
When you love a city, every change in its skyline is a sign of how it has aged with you.
The perception of women’s bodies as public property to be commented upon and regulated is one of the universal undercurrents of urban life.
Writer Rana Jarbou is blogging her experiences wearing the niqab in Riyadh.
Scott Crawford created a model of his ideal Jackson, Mississippi - a pedestrian-friendly spot with lots of bike lanes and solar panels.
We consume these places without thinking, like potato chips in front of the television, and America is full of them.
Is Wynwood a place where Miami’s creative minds come to hang out and work or "where art goes to die"?
Ramiro Gomez plants cardboard cutouts of domestic service employees in wealthy neighborhoods.
Violence at New York's McCarren Park Pool has some suggesting all urban resources fall prey to the tragedy of the commons. Here's why this thinking is flawed.
Five blocks of a downtown Cleveland boulevard were temporarily transformed this spring.
A walk down Broadway used to be all jangle and buzz, an urban improvisation of sound and action. Now it’s more like a prerecorded loop that repeats block after block.
The country's most pressing non-contagious health crisis seems to act like it is one. What does that mean for public health policy?
A group of hardcore Finnish free-ski stylists are making amazing videos amid the urban landscapes of Northern and Eastern Europe.
Obesity rates have skyrocketed in China over the last generation, at the same time that its cities have exploded. A group of researchers is now trying to pin down the relationship between the two.
Reports of the death of the Sheridan Expressway have been greatly exaggerated.
A vacant Michigan strip mall becomes a symbol in a Congressional primary race, but it's really part of a much broader problem.
You can't design your way out of conflict, but the way we build neighborhoods can either help or hinder polarized communities, and maybe even prevent radicalization in the first place.
How Americans might be able to leverage technology to get back in our pedestrian groove.
As cycling goes mainstream, hardcore riders in New York City complain about being tamed. Here's why they're wrong.