In Louisiana, an initiative reduced segregation in the education system, but not all families saw it.
The city’s rich nightlife is fueled by daiquiris.
The spaces have all shuttered, but an oral history project is creating a new community through retelling stories from the 1980s bar scene.
Urban Consulate aims to encourage uncomfortable—and inspiring—conversations in Detroit, Philly, and NOLA.
These dismal scenes were recorded by a NOAA aircraft doing disaster surveys.
In a handful of cities, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.
A vast tract of land from New York to L.A. has summertime conditions ideal for virus-carrying mosquitoes.
Advocates see the plan, which forbids police officers from racial profiling, as “one of the best in the country.”
Two scientists believe their method of planting cypress and tupelo trees—in special rodent-resistant pods—can revive the region’s disappearing marshes.
These feeds offer a cleverly curated peek into cities around the world.
The city’s move to charter schools has severed pre-Katrina bus partnerships that increased revenue and service.
Despite some recent progress, the city has prioritized streetcars to the detriment of bus service, according to a new report.
The new findings suggest that place-based policy interventions deserve a closer look.
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.