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.
Here's what we can do about it.
Nearly 200 of the city’s Chinese restaurants have reduced the amount of sodium in some of their most popular dishes, and no one seemed to notice.
Transitmix has gone from amateur sensation to agency consideration.
In most places, sidewalk snow-clearing is left to individual homeowners. In Ann Arbor, one neighborhood decided to pool its resources instead.
To start, it was a far more sobering experience than I expected.
Several cities are trying out new ways of encouraging low-income residents to sign up.
A new analysis of 27 mixed-use areas finds that parking in U.S. metro areas is, on average, oversupplied by 65 percent.
Correct or not, perceptions of tap water as unsafe lead many poor immigrant families to make expensive and unhealthy choices.
To kick off 2015, Vancouver has resolved to eliminate food products from its waste stream entirely.
New studies suggest proximity to transit is quite flexible and could extend to a mile out.
The new technology aims to make it easier for women to report incidents of sexual harassment and violence.
A lesson in "phantom" trips.
From pay-by-plate kiosks to pollution surcharges to length-based fees.
Female officers in Seattle are being paired with refugee women new to their city. Now, both groups say they understand each other better.
A growing class of cargo vans enables smarter intersection design.
Modesto, California, was once ranked the nation's least livable city. That spurred one man to uncover its forgotten contributions to 20th-century architectural history.
One Midwestern town tries a softhearted approach to the management of free-roaming felines: calling in "Colony Caretakers"
They've got a permanent presence—and great hiring and purchasing potential.