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.
The trickiest reuse challenge yet.
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They are mostly found on the coasts, according to a new study.
The company's been banned or fined in pretty much every major American city, and now, regulators are trying to make it illegal across the U.S.
When he's not doing his day job, planner Neil Freeman likes to render the city in abstract and unique ways.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Scientists have taken a new interest in how plant and animal life respond to the city.
New York's 'McJobs' workers go on strike for the first time.
A pre- and post-storm review, released by NYU's Rudin Center, has a few recommendations but mostly praise.
Unconventional ideas for climate-proofing New York City.
You may be living in one yourself in the near future.
Researchers looking into New York City's flu rates think they may be able to predict local pandemics seven weeks before they happen.
Has this happened before? Ever?
A sleek new system adds motion to the traditional "Tower Lights."
Automated parking garages are now popping up on both coasts. Could this save dense cities space?
Packed city centers are correlated with economic growth, talent levels, and diversity.
Improv Everywhere doin' that thing they do.