It's been an eventful year for cartography.
Illustrator Jenni Sparks discusses her lively, unique renderings of New York and London.
Cities around the world are reinventing the highway with things like de-icing pavements, color-changing paint and wind-powered street lights.
Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.
The Battle of the Commute rages on, as this painful-to-watch footage shows.
From what hellish port of call did this monstrous waterfowl come?
Forget "venti cafe latte." One London store would rather you ask for a "cup of really really milky coffee."
With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.
The city is redrawing its transit map without an expensive overhaul. Instead, it stitched together old, underexploited track.
The extent of the campaign is shocking.
Also in this Toilet Tuesday: researchers discover that men experience more "stress" than women when using public bathrooms.
Pretty efficient, contrary to popular opinion.
It's a Monty Python gag, of course.
A review of the research indicates that could be the nasty truth, and other toilet tidbits.
In a world that deems it fit to stuff and preserve dead pets, this isn't that bizarre.
Shopkeepers consistently overestimate parking's role in their success.
They'd join the ranks of one in three women worldwide who face "shame, disease, harassment and even attack," according to WaterAid.
The famed architect's vision for Tokyo's New National Stadium is gorgeous and a little intimidating.
Quasi-legal buildings are popping up for rent all over the city, and officials are doing little to regulate these Dickensian dwellings.