With rampant development threatening the historic district, Music City is stepping up with a plan to preserve it.
Is the plan a bureaucratic nightmare or an overdue clean-up?
Parks are the domain of the very young. As a new study points out, that’s a problem.
Personal cars get most of the attention, but trucks and buses are long overdue for an efficiency upgrade.
Amsterdam’s innovative concept for keeping the peace between nightlife and residents is spreading to more cities.
It’s just the latest in a string of experiments aimed at keeping skyrocketing rents in check.
In a car-centric culture, the Omani capital makes moves to encourage more people to try transit.
But the idea faces an uphill struggle.
A new system gives a numerical ranking to every block of the city’s 22,000 miles.
New York’s new five-cent fee is exactly what low-income communities need to lighten the waste burdens they live with daily.
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.