A campaign suggesting users text a short code to friends before they drive is a start, but the solution to distracted driving is already built into our phones.
It took very concerted policy efforts going back to the early 1990s.
Playground designers are hoping kids will hopscotch their way to fitness—but it might not work quite that way.
A new study shows the enormous effect that the EPA's brownfield remediation program has on real estate values in cities.
Encouraging commuters to leave earlier has made for less crowded trains during the peak.
The city is forging ahead with an unprecedented single-bin combined waste collection and recycling plan. But it may want to reconsider ditching tried-and-true methods.
MARTA sees real estate as a gateway to better train and bus service.
The state has released a brief policy history of its pay-per-mile program.
The more cities that adopt bike-share systems, the plainer the need for coordination between them.
At the top of the list: Get people on board with annual fare increases.
With funding arriving on a block-by-block basis, everyone is eager to see if bringing cars back to Main Street will finally make a difference.
A new firehouse clinic in California shows how an abundant but under-used public resource—fire stations—can be made even more useful for a community.
By most measures, yes. By one big one, maybe not.
The New York and Chicago public libraries are both planning to experiment with new ways to bridge the digital divide.
Built in 1968 and last updated in 1991, Nicollet Mall is getting a new name and look.
"It's going to take 20 to 30 years to catch up with pent-up demand."
And replacing them with mixed-use development.
Bend over, touch your toes, miss fewer days of work.
Researchers are developing algorithms that can generate "invisibility cloaks" for ugly objects like utility boxes.
As storms increase and sea level rises, a good plan to flee the city becomes a huge part of protecting those who live in it.