The open-source, citizen-driven mapmaking tool has democratized the insular world of cartography.
The Knight Foundation has announced it will fund a large-scale expansion of Matt Tomasulo's 2012 "WalkRaleigh" project.
Forget opponents—even supporters are debating whether the city has gone far enough in its BRT ambitions.
In the late 19th century, London nearly got a 1,200-foot steel monument to transcontinental jealousy.
15 years in the making, the most complete resource on L.A.'s historic built environment has just launched.
With the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Competition, the U.K. capital appears well positioned for folly.
Valparaiso, Chile's third-largest city, is tackling its garbage problem with a new fleet of brightly painted trucks.
Once isolated and overlooked, Dar es Salaam is on track to become Africa's fastest-growing urban center.
A new exhibit recalls when the photographer Weegee turned his lens on the audience.
London billboards are sharing the stories of people moving both to and from the rapidly changing city. Some of them are quite painful to read.
Why health advocates are urging planners and architects to think more seriously about stairs.
Freddy Mamani has found a way to bring traditional Andean and Tiwanaku cultures into an urban setting.
Inside the artist-in-residence program at the San Francisco dump.
Some are even asking the (surprisingly jerkish) signpost for a date.
Compare footage of New York's 23rd Street, shot by Thomas Edison in 1901, to today.
A small college in Charleston, South Carolina, seeks to revive the centuries-old fine building trades.
Seattle has joined a growing list of major American cities trying out the Swedish approach to reducing traffic deaths.
A number of surprising factors could make images go viral on different social media platforms.
A car rides an asphalt wave in the city's newest structure.