As Sandy bears down on the East Coast, some of the biggest cities in America come to a virtual standstill.
The "Frankenstorm" approaches.
The story of how this urban asset was re-purposed holds truths for cities engaged in similar transformations.
Which areas have the most bikers, the most walkers, and the most public transit riders?
Meet the high-paid experts who are pitching our cities and states on how to save money.
Parks, community schools, and other essential elements.
The rail operator's recent success should end the debate over its privatization.
A low-income community in Boston taps homegrown business leaders for a brighter future.
Nearly every square meter of rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has now been evaluated for its suitability to host solar panels.
An inner-city neighborhood in Boston is providing a strong example of how the rating system can guide improvements.
The shaming of helmet-less bikers continues, but this ad seems more likely to discourage people from biking than anything else.
Mayor Thomas Menino says busing is unpopular and outdated. So why are 10,000 Boston kids on a waiting list to be bused to higher-quality schools?
Simple as they seem, colorful signs suggest residents of this Boston neighborhood imagine a hopeful future.
Say hello to the saddest clothing in the world.
A Boston non-profit is retrofitting the city's affordable housing stock and cutting energy costs by about 20 percent.
The Brooklyn couple behind Lineposters discuss their creative process and inspiration.
Mobile vendors selling clothes and shoes instead of food are popping up all over the place. How should cities treat them?
What's at stake if Congress cuts the historic preservation tax incentive.
This restored property in Beacon Hill costs as much as renting an average house for a year.