And why they're not likely to get everything they want.
We may have the Polar Vortex to thank for its adorable appearance on the shores of Queens.
Could the beloved building, slated to be torn down, have a second life somewhere else?
How U.S. cities stack up economically worldwide.
This new tool can help us understand how people respond to urban spaces before they're built.
Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.
One artist is recreating a 100-year-old amusement park with very new technology.
Tens of thousands of wind turbines could dampen monster hurricanes into plain old bad storms, claim researchers.
Reconstructing the landscapes in amazing, large-scale detail.
You've heard of stop-and-frisk. Now meet stop-and-identify.
It's a pretty awkward situation.
Soundproof toilets, baby changing stations, and showers, all cleaned by staff after each use.
An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.
Yoonjin Lee makes abandoned gloves and lip balm look like they're crying out for help.
Yes, there are regional differences to the form, and the expressions captured in them.
Valentine's Day at the New York City Transit Museum's missed connections party.
The wildest morning commute.
The mayor's failure to declare snow days puts outsized pressure on educators and their students.