New research finds the "bystander effect" can be offset by the presence of public self-awareness.
Travel writer Taras Grescoe on the joys of public transportation.
Researchers at the City College of New York think they've found a way to use coffee to neutralize a city's most unpleasant odor.
One less thing to worry about as your face melts off during today's record-breaking heat wave.
It's in celebration of the summer solstice.
A traveling exhibition imagines a minor renaissance of urban manufacturing that's greener, cleaner, and more efficient.
City kids are disproportionately jailed in facilities that don't meet their needs. Here's what can be done.
Once a staple of the Manhattan lunch scene, the automat sees new life as a replica for an exhibit about lunch.
Reports of the death of the Sheridan Expressway have been greatly exaggerated.
Or, how Americans learned to legislate our NIMBY impulses.
Trip Advisor ranks the cheapest and most expensive vacation cities for Americans this summer.
Downwardly mobile Millennials—especially the ones who are natives of increasingly expensive cities—are rewriting the rules of gentrification.
At least one massively successful city innovation, 311, suggests it can.
New Yorkers can fly through the air as part of the city's summer celebration of livable streets.
The "Mayors Challenge" will award "breakthrough solutions" to urban problems.
A floating hotel created by a group of New York artists.
Two filmmakers capture pick-up games across five boroughs.
Despite assurances, concerns that the Barclays Center will bring rowdy crowds and overstuffed streets haven't gone away.
Witness the evolution of NYC's billion-square-foot roofscape in the face of climate change.