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.
Joe Lhota's "white woman clutching a subway pole with a black man in the background" moment.
In the 1970s, the Dutch launched an effort to "stop the child murder" by drivers. Could the U.S. do the same?
And how it got that way.
A new Tumblr documents NYPD vehicles obstructing the city's much-vaunted dedicated bike infrastructure.
"You're going to have accidents," says New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
Brutal honesty from New York City's planning director.
Lessons from the Great Flood of 1993.
The Montréal company that supplies bicycles and docking stations for major U.S. cities is suffering from major cash flow issues.
A stabbing attack in New York's Riverside Park acts as a reminder about the way cities really work.
When the question is framed in terms of safety, there's plenty of agreement.
Baltimore's neediest students often struggle to find transportation and afford things like uniforms.
And educators need to figure out ways to encourage social mixing opportunities among students.