New York

Climate Change in the Southeastern U.S. Could Mean Endless Severe Thunderstorms

Places like Atlanta could see a 100 percent increase in the number of days with damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes.

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

The Completely Puzzling Relationship Between City Population and Parks

Why do some cities – and neighborhoods – have so much more "urban nature" than others?

Symbols Worth Saving: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Challenge of the Day: Three Words to Describe New York

Shorter city pride.

Will Somebody Please Make This Old-School Graffiti Video Game?

Real-life graffiti artists star in this fake 32-bit arcade game taking place in cities across North America.

4 of the World's Great Cities Like You've Never Seen Them Before

You probably didn't even know that watercolor comes in 3D.

15 Ideas for Making Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Better

The federal government has prepared a short list that includes 220 mph trains.

The Latest Bleak Evidence That Crossing the Street Is Hazardous to Your Health

Two new studies suggest you may not be safe inside a crosswalk.

Why Are There Still So Many Train Stations Named Penn Station?

The Pennsylvania Railroad isn't coming through that tunnel — so how come we keep going through its doors?

Amazing Treasure of the Day: A 114-Year-Old Sidewalk Clock

What time is it, New York?

New York Mayoral Hopeful Malcolm Smith Arrested for Bribery

The state senator was accused of trying to buy the support he needed to get on the Republican's mayoral ticket.

2013 Opening Day: Baseball Begins

Fans descend on ballparks around the country as Major League Baseball gets underway.

Aggregating Cell Phone Data in Search of the 'Pulse of the Planet'

Universal mobility patterns we haven't fully understood before could soon come into view.

The Secret Lives of Garbage Men

Anthropologist Robin Nagle on the vital, hidden, and arcane sanitation system that enables cities to function.

The Surprisingly Gentle Science Behind New York's Plan to Sterilize Its Rats

Hitting urban rodents in their reproductive systems may be the best thing to ever happen to them.

Bloomberg's Blind Spot on Class

From Sandy to the soda ban, the mayor really doesn't seem to be aware of his own subtext.

Homeless in the Suburbs: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

An Innovative Model for Helping a City's Most Vulnerable

Social impact bonds infuse private capital into public-sector activities, helping build a better safety net while reducing the state’s burden.