Used well, it could serve as a powerful example of a city's ability to mine the collective knowledge of its residents for good.
The automated tolls cut down on air pollution, which in turn improves the health of pregnant women.
And what it can teach us about architecture.
Turns out, we're not good at anticipating the kind of community we'll need as we age.
One family's struggle to obtain evidence in the death of their son raises a number of questions.
Midtown is a hive of construction, with one luxury tower after another replacing older buildings. What's being lost?
The mayor's proposed ban faces an uphill political battle.
"If you're buying, we're selling."
Women cyclists share their stories.
It's looking like Canadian furniture magnate and adventurer Bruno Rodi will step in to save the troubled firm.
A new website is putting the Department under a microscope. They don't come out looking so good.
Very few American cities offer residents the easiest way to grab healthy food fast.
Vivian Maier took thousands of riveting pictures of urban life. But she died without ever showing anyone.
In Boston, a new program empowers doctors to give low-income patients a cheap bike-share membership.
Sprawl correlates with higher rates of obesity, traffic fatalities, ozone pollution, and lack of social capital.
A plan to construct multi-unit buildings 7 stories tall has led to a battle in New Orleans.
Employees say that to afford a home in the city, they need a raise.
Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.
War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.