Publicly owned Internet infrastructure is luring jobs to smaller towns. Should big cities follow their lead?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Even in walking cities like New York, the criminality of drivers who kill pedestrians is far from clear.
Why do pigeons bob their heads? Do squirrels know where they hide their nuts? And other questions answered in this new art-meets-science book.
A story of trash and class in America.
Design firm Street Plans Collaborative has started tracking informal street furniture, and you can help.
Colin Huggins brings his passion for music to Washington Square Park.
Contour lines borrowed from natural terrain can tell us much about life in the city.
A modernized vending machine for taxis and bars is preparing for launch in New York.
After Sandy, researchers are heading out to sea for a forensic look at the storm’s impacts.
If you live in Manhattan, you might recognize your own window in this curious collection by illustrator José Guízar.
5 percent of Tweets out of the city are in a language other than English.
The latest photos from the city's underground train tunnel expansion.
A new report finds that two-thirds of newly developed units are too expensive for local residents.
The Arcade Providence will offer 48 units starting at $550 a month.
Can an online campaign save this iconic piece of aviation architecture from demolition?
But not exactly in the way you might think.
Statler grew up with America's cities.
Air travel congestion can quickly spread from a few cities to a whole network.