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.
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.