Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
A star-studded panel discussion highlights just how much uncertainty faces the storm-damaged city.
New York and Washington are easing their restrictions.
New York sets its sights on extending the benefits of the city's burgeoning start-up ecosystem.
This one should have been invented a while ago.
The super storm may not have stopped companies from hiring, but it did wreak havoc with people's ability to get to their jobs.
And other metrophors.
Season's Greetings from a bicycle geek.
A small number of coastal cities get the bulk of the benefit.
This art installation seats 42, and comes complete with audio, readings and pigeons.
Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.
Samuel Krueger believes he's identified a structure to L.A. that's not unlike Manhattan or Chicago's Loop.
Declaring public space smoke-free is becoming exponentially more common. Enforcing it is not.
One more sign it's time to rethink our planning for natural disasters.
Out-of-state migrants are skipping the outer boroughs and heading straight to Manhattan.
With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.
Wrapped in steel and plastic and surrounded by strangers, public transportation can be as soothing as a night out with friends.
The thing is, we can all imagine a tragedy like the one in New York this week happening to us.
These maps track the movement of transit vehicles in various cities over the course of 24 hours.