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Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.
The city's properties are being sucked up by out-of-towners who visit only a few weeks a year, turning neighborhoods into ghost towns.
There's a lot to see when you take away the street grid.
BBC is decentralizing to Northern England as part of a sweeping urban redevelopment project. Can it bring some of London's prosperity with it?
Researchers are using rider data to better understand how stressed subway crowds flow through the system.
Subway maps distort the reality on the ground for all kinds of reasons. What happens when we make decisions based on them?
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Increasingly, I find fashionable inner city neighborhoods as banal as any suburb, just more expensive.
A new book offers a sweeping look at how fire – and the way we’ve responded to and manipulated it – has shaped cities in every part of the world.
One columnist believes it has.
Bathroom users warn of the boogers, blood and unbearable stench in the U.K's allegedly three foulest loos.
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A new piece of interactive design invites community participation.
What we lose when cities begin copying each other.
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England's Detroit has boosted its cultural offerings to become a tourist magnet.