New York City's Midtown Community Court is a national model for a different approach to dispensing justice.
Revised funding models may eventually be needed, but there's little sign of a lack of commitment in places like Toronto and New York.
The parents of a 3-year-old killed while crossing the street speak out against distracted driving.
An emergency manager wants to sell a beloved community garden to the highest bidder. Can organizers win their land?
The perception that biking is unsafe remains a major stumbling block in getting more people to ride.
Talking Transition is going to collect comments, suggestions, and kvetching from people across the city.
These interlocking tiles can be clicked together, without tools, to form temporary grade-separated cycle tracks.
Bill de Blasio's sweeping victory doesn't mean the country's largest city wants to turn back time.
In some places, the city's real estate prices are soaring, but it's not true everywhere.
The number of students without a home has hit a record high, according to new data from the Department of Education.
The financial woes of Montréal-based Bixi seem to be spreading, and a lot of questions remain.
Rebuild by Design's innovative solutions for a future when rising sea levels reconfigure the East Coast beyond recognition.
A teenaged Hughes rented an attic room, where he cooked himself hot dogs and rice and wrote for his high school literary magazine.
The city's emergency manager has approved a deal to turn scores of blighted properties into a lush green space with maple and oak trees.
How the Netherlands is treating new residential developments in smaller cities and suburbs.
What happens when skyrocketing rents meet stagnating wages among low-income workers? U.S. cities are finding out.
A ground-breaking new report finds that air pollution – not any one contaminant – is the "leading environmental cause of cancer deaths."
Bike infrastructure has become a hot amenity that can help municipalities draw new residents.
Officials recently decided to prohibit people form using bicycles on nearly 200 streets in the central city during the day.