Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
It's true – this 1960s video of L.A.'s "Red Car" rail system proves it!
Celebrate this awful time of year by thinking about the cities that have it even worse.
The second in our series mapping the growing class divides in American cities and metros.
A window into the steady rhythm of first responders in a major city.
Behold the train-ferry for car commuters, and one of the craziest transit ideas we've ever seen.
A new state rail map shows that it can be done — should you be crazy enough to try it.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Rapid-bus routes, an elevated highway, and a combined transit-road tunnel are among the finalists.
An upcoming exhibit reveals the L.A. that might have been.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
We'll take a cup of kindness yet, for Auld Lang Syne.
The city is getting soft.
A perfect representation of density.
By lunch time, officials had already collected more than the 1,673 weapons exchanged last year.
Also, Mumbai outlaws spitting tobacco on buses and Swaziland bans clothing that could tempt men to rape.
The global cities that dominated popular music this year.
The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.
Amtrak posts a record year, California approves high-speed rail, and more.