On the heels of Bloomberg's $42 million open data initiative, here's a few programs already boosting civic reform.
A new interactive tool rates neighborhoods on the "Child Opportunity Index"—a quality-of-life scale for young residents.
Is this an encouraging sign in the fight against rising sea levels?
A casual experiment in Atlanta doesn't help dissuade "tourist trolley" fears.
A perceived uptick in violent crime has the French Quarter begging for more police.
An analysis of roadway suffixes in six major U.S. cities reveals differences rooted in history.
Minh Nguyen campaigned for environmental justice in his community after Katrina. In the years since, he and his group VAYLA have expanded their mission.
What we've learned from our 9-month series on tomorrow's urban mobility.
A new report ranks U.S. metros based on how many jobs residents can access by transit during the morning rush.
It's not anti-transit or anti-rail driving the skepticism; it's anti-bad rail transit.
As storms increase and sea level rises, a good plan to flee the city becomes a huge part of protecting those who live in it.
Evidence that streetcar ridership is unrelated to service frequency, bus connections, and job proximity.
The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.
A plan to construct multi-unit buildings 7 stories tall has led to a battle in New Orleans.
Tens of thousands of wind turbines could dampen monster hurricanes into plain old bad storms, claim researchers.
At least 26 vessels got caught in the "traffic jam."
The challenge is to design ways to soften the effects of these necessary evils.
Including conspiracy, bribery charges, wire fraud, and money laundering.
Late last year, students at several of the city's high-performing charters staged large-scale protests. Why?