After devastating flooding in 2012, the New Jersey city is racing to develop its own backup power supply.
When washers and dryers were added to 17 schools through a new program, attendance rates shot up.
Thanks to a $4 billion federal fix, MTA is testing out space-age flood barriers and “tunnel plugs.”
A mayor’s plan to connect panhandlers with jobs.
A big majority of voters support it, according to a new survey. So why aren’t they getting it?
Short answer: very.
The South Korean capital is developing a neglected area of the city to tout its famous music genre.
A basic principle of finance could yield big wins for U.S. cities, according to a new policy agenda.
In a handful of cities, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.
The “supercharged” honeysuckle called the Green Junkie could be a part of the Dutch city’s scheme to rid its air of carbon emissions.
The Marker Wadden Islands in the The Netherlands will become silt traps and bird sanctuaries.
A handful of local governments are encouraging meat cutbacks to curb climate change.
The transformation of the Petite Ceinture will ultimately become the city’s biggest-ever railway conversion project.
Can a city experiencing a tourism boom avoid turning into a place geared mainly for visitors?
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
London’s Oxford Street will ban cars, buses and taxis starting in 2020.
Once blighted and overlooked, these small streets are transforming into community and sustainability hotspots.
Thai authorities say they will finally move the city’s power, cable, and telecommunications lines underground after the philanthropist posted about it—incorrectly—on Facebook.
In the U.S., only New Jersey mandates this practice.
City leaders across the globe would do well to pay attention.