Photographer Alejandro Cartagena captures intimate scenes of informal commuting.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The photographs are great; the story is even better.
And you thought your public art was gross.
Problems keep piling up at the construction site that will eventually become Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
Why do pigeons bob their heads? Do squirrels know where they hide their nuts? And other questions answered in this new art-meets-science book.
Go into a grocery store. Pretend to fall down while carrying two gallons of milk. Post on the Internet.
Murals once devoted to the troubles now take on sporting victories and cultural achievements.
What better way for cyclists to show their contempt for the car-driving masses than riding around on the carcass of a dismembered vehicle?
Colin Huggins brings his passion for music to Washington Square Park.
Is this the hippest bicycle in the world?
Dale J. Chamberlain's HASH courses are specifically designed to comply with Colorado's new cannabis law.
A new crop of high-design bridge replacements has L.A. poised to remake its image.
Residents of Zisiqiao Village raise over 3 million snakes a year.
Also, Australia tests the sewer system for drugs and there's a very suspicious-looking porta-potty at an Oklahoma golf course.
A handful of new buildings bring commerce and artists to the sidewalks.
Buildings that look to that ancient, icy form for inspiration.
If you live in Manhattan, you might recognize your own window in this curious collection by illustrator José Guízar.