A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Stop-and-frisk has not been going “incredibly well” in New York City, as Trump says—or in any other city.
“Riots occur because these police killings just keep happening, no matter how many peaceful marches happen. It is, in every sense, maddening.”
Debate is brewing over whether individuals’ risk assessments will be based on factors out of their control.
Demonstrators were met with tear gas and riot police Tuesday night, hours after the fatal shooting.
After two cyclists were killed in hit-and-runs on the same day, the SFMTrA grabbed traffic cones and took action.
There is still no catastrophic crime wave overtaking the U.S., but the situation in Chicago cannot be ignored.
The city has never before used the emergency system the way it did Monday morning.
Authorities say Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is the suspect in both blasts on Saturday.
Law professor César García Hernández talks about how America built a legal system that targets immigrants for profit—and how to take it down.
A CityLab analysis finds that some charter schools disproportionately suspend and expel students, especially in black neighborhoods.
The DOJ’s decision to end contracts with private prison companies may not stop their growth in the long run.
Hundreds of cars have been torched in recent months, but why?
On the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison uprising, inmates in 40 sites across 24 states are refusing to work.
With the abrupt closure of Fabric, the U.K. capital does some soul-searching about its future.
The Republican candidate is cribbing from the early 20th-century white supremacist and eugenicist Madison Grant.
The move comes after safety complaints from the correctional officers’ union, despite decreases in officer assaults.
A new way to discourage jaywalking?
Brown became a national figure after a gunman killed five law-enforcement officers in Texas last month.