Near-field communication — which turns your phone into your fares, ads, and more — has shown both promise and problems.
Also banned recently: Porch sofas in Durham, North Carolina; public profanity near Boston; a British man who drinks mouthwash.
This weather-producing coat out of Cambridge is perfect for city-dwellers who want privacy.
Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.
Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.
Step aside, copper thieves. There's a new weirdly brazen criminal in town.
Bike lanes could keep accident rates low, even without helmets.
A festival transforms Waltham, Massachusetts, into a place worthy of Jules Verne's admiration.
How bikeable is your city?
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
In the 1950s and 1960s, as Boston was busy razing the West End and plunging ahead with urban renewal, transportation planners were pushing an 8-lane bypass highway.
A new report tracks violence and incarceration rates across America's states and metros.
These statistics offer fresh insights into the importance of walking.
The historic ballpark fought off demolition and ended up better off for it.
We'd love to get from New York to Beijing in 2 hours, but we won't hold our breath.
Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?
A Boston neighborhood comes together to solve severe disinvestment, illegal dumping, and lot vacancies.
Mysterious, simple, intimidating. These buildings define the 1960s just as much as a certain show.