New York

Class-Divided Cities: New York Edition

Examining America's dramatic socio-economic residential segregation.

Can We Finally Declare Peace in the 'War on Cars'?

Recent polling data suggests the public is much less divided than many headlines would have you believe.

Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

Instructional Video of the Day: How to Build Skyscrapers Over Moving Trains

Neat!

Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.

A Map for All Possible Routes

How to get where you're going by foot, by car, by transit and bike, all on one map.

Practical Suggestions for Disaster Preparedness From New Yorkers

Pulley systems for delivering food in tall buildings, rainwater harvesting, and other smart ideas.

Awesome Images of the Day: Streetview Kaleidoscope

The world like you've never seen it before.

When Pinball Was Illegal in New York (and Chicago and L.A.)

Can't hear those buzzers and bells.

The Amazing Amount of Damage Sandy Left Behind

Almost three months later, there's still much to do.

Pointless Mayoral Sports Betting: Surely We Can Do Better Than This

America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.

5 Ideas for Keeping Street Cats Warm This Winter

Architects set out to create warm spaces for New York's 10,000 feral cats.

Why New York City Spends $7,000 Per Student on School Buses

Blame corruption, according to the New York Times.

9 Questions About Gun Violence That We May Now Be Able to Answer

We're going to get a windfall of gun research thanks to Obama's new policy. Here's what we want to know.

Brooklyn's Affordability Crisis Is No Accident

Rents are skyrocketing in the borough thanks to inflexible zoning rules.

What Flickr Can Teach Us About the Way We Photograph Cities

Maps of data offer a precise understanding of the where we shoot different landmarks.

Strip Down and Ride the Subway

Improv Everywhere's annual no-pants transit ride goes international.

Why New York's Sandy Commission Recommendations Matter

Climate adaptation policy remains pretty untested.

Does Human Capital Tend to Cluster in Center Cities or the Suburbs?

According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.