Some top mathematicians and computer scientists are devoting time to the problem.
The rent can be a little damn high, so long as the ride isn't.
"A New York Project" invites participants to step into New York City's past—starting with a pop-up subway party with the original Guardian Angels.
30 years ago, tuberculosis ripped through New York City's low-income neighborhoods. The experience could translate to Lagos, Nigeria, as it struggles to battle Ebola.
A Berlin-based art-action duo has been identified as the source of recently placed flags that incited security concerns and fear among New Yorkers. Here are some of their other stunts.
These fearlessly biased maps point out areas of "religious wackadoodles," "white guilt," and "Kardashian watchers."
New York-based Placemeter is turning disused smartphones into big data.
It substitutes for short trips in the core, and expands service on the outskirts.
People leave the city for many reasons. But the richest don't stray far.
The city is paying a steep price to build the much-needed new line, and will pay a steeper one if it fails to finish.
A sad tale of extremely poor transportation planning.
Thirty days, 30 random cabbie journeys based on actual location data.
If transit is really to thrive in the United States, agencies need to reconsider their reliance on taxpayer subsidies.
A digital reality tour of five classic New York locations still here, and five since gone.
In New York's Brownsville community, a large-scale art project aims to do more than just beautify.
A new exhibit at the AIA New York Center for Architecture examines the changing function of parks and other open urban centers.
When a simple "ding" is not enough.
In the modern city, criminality meets multimodality.
In fact, head injuries declined about 14 percent after cities started bike-sharing programs.