The Bay Area city hopes that strengthening neighborhood bonds will help the community bounce back from a disaster.
Night owls will get to stay out until the sun comes up along the waterfront, while residents in dense, old neighborhoods will get to sleep more easily.
The semi-official post is the first of its kind in the world.
Will Calle Ocho become a “complete street”? Or remain a highway?
Amid heavy flooding, Houston’s Texas Medical Center showcases what can be done with current technology.
Models matter. Let’s design more streets like the streets we already love.
Meet the U.S. Forest Service scientist putting a dollar value on urban forests.
In the face of growing awareness and need, New York has developed comprehensive programs focused on prevention and treatment.
A new body of evidence suggests that adding greenery in vacant or gray settings reduces criminal activity nearby.
But good news: punishing the poorest kids for overdue books has fallen out of favor.
A long-planned redesign will semi-pedestrianize some of the city’s most famous public spaces.
Scientists are using, well, pee and poop to get a more accurate picture of drug use in your city.
A mother-daughter artist duo has designed a simple but potentially effective solution to a major road safety problem.
University of Rochester researchers want to use tweets to answer important public health questions about alcohol.
"It’s the American expectation that’s creating the problem," says parking guru Donald Shoup.
In time for spring break exploring, Caliparks hits “mute” on unauthorized trails.
The complicated transit controversy asks whether changes disproportionately affect poor and minority riders.
D.C.’s marketplace for stormwater retention credits wasn't taking off, but a new investment could change that.
The German city is believed to be the first in the world to ban the pods on environmental grounds.
Another bright idea from one of the world’s most innovative countries for public transit.