Road traffic dropped by 18 percent, and PM-10 pollution dropped by 6 percent.
In the midst of a federal funding disaster, a good idea emerges.
The city's historic transport free-for-all is starting to change, but a lot of people could get left behind.
The police department's once-lauded pacification program appears to be unraveling.
The key is density, and locating schools in the town's core.
Turns out, we're not good at anticipating the kind of community we'll need as we age.
Urban areas will be disproportionately impacted by rising sea levels and severe weather. Luckily, they're leading the resilience effort.
One more sign of the coming "Golden Age of Gondolas"?
Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.
The city is considering a big new project around the old Tempelhof Airport, now an enormous stretch of parkland.
Just before the 2008 economic collapse, the Canadian province passed this new policy. It's a case study in smart climate policy.
Tape, chalk, and a few stanchions whip long rider queues into shape.
The Garden City is back.
A totally optimized taxi network would produce 40 percent fewer trips.
Too often, racks are taken up by the carcasses of bikes that have long been abandoned.
Sunnyvale doesn't have much of a gun violence problem. But the NRA is worried anyway.
These kids are hard to find, and often face even greater struggles than their straight peers.
A pragmatist's manifesto.
The Irish capital is pockmarked with empty parcels. With tough new property laws planned for this year, that could change.
Five image pairs — and simple rules — courtesy of New York City.