Arlington County is developing a simple suite of tools it hopes can change the way people get to work.
The FORWARD plan brings frequency and all-week service to the heartland.
Every time a new building includes space for cars, it passes those costs on to tenants.
The city’s new proposal represents a smart step toward reduced car reliance.
Reliable buses cut down on employee turnover—dramatically.
On the heels of Bloomberg's $42 million open data initiative, here's a few programs already boosting civic reform.
Many young black males don't see reading as part of their identity, one NYC educator believes. Haircut by haircut, he's trying to fix that.
In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.
The state's Commute Trip Reduction program is a model for the nation.
A review of Fredrik Gertten's new documentary.
The New Urbanist neighborhood of Stapleton, Colorado, suffers from compromised planning standards.
The woonerf, or "shared street," has made its way into U.S. cities.
They fell out of favor decades ago due to safety concerns, but that may finally be changing.
Showdowns like this one stand to increase as car-reliance declines.
Local leaders are using a "do-test-learn" approach that other cities can emulate.
An annotated, chart-filled review of 12 studies from around the world.
More and more cities are realizing the benefits of off-hour deliveries.
A provocative new video featuring Alain de Botton says beauty in urban settings must be objective—and to argue otherwise is a danger to our quality of life.
The city's new approach puts an emphasis on fast, cheap, and lean designs.
Cities must learn to leverage more than just the traditional power of their governments.