New York

Climate Central, NOAA, et al.

Mapping How the Seas Will Eat Coastal U.S. Cities

Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.

Reuters

Is the Biker Rights Movement Gaining Momentum?

A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.

Reuters

Chart of the Day: The Most Livable Cities

New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.

Cristina Grajales Gallery

The $2,500 Occupy Wall Street Folding Chair

Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz hopes that the 1 percent will enjoy this unusual furniture.

Megan Lea's Backyard House

I Can't Stop Looking at Photos of Absurdly Tiny Homes

Why we can't stop looking at photos of absurdly small houses and apartments.

Tsor Industrial Design

The Bicycle Light That's a Threat to Thieves

A couple of MIT grads have developed a light that's 1) extremely hard to steal, and 2) shaped like a pistol.

Flickr/collective.peace

City Superheroes From the Minds of Babes

The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.

"Rooftops: Why Not?" Ideas Competition

Wild Idea: Put Schools On Top of New York Skyscrapers

A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America's troubled education system.

UHAB

What Happens to a Foreclosed New York Apartment Building?

For one thing, the rats move in.

Shutterstock

The People Who Steal Transit Buses

A brief history of bus thieves from World War II to Darius McCollum.

Flickr/Laughing Squid

Zipcar's Cities of the Future

Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.

Courtesy: MTA

Photos of the Day: Inside New York's 2nd Avenue Subway Construction

The MTA just released new pictures, and they are quite post-apocalyptic.

Bus Roots

Gardens on Top of City Buses: This Would Never Work

Attention, media: Please stop writing about bus-roof gardens as if they could actually exist in real life.

Reuters

For the Urban Poor, a Downside to Residential Mobility

A new study finds "unintended political consequences" of HUD's program to place poor families in higher-income neighborhoods.

Reuters

Strange Urban Animal Infestations, a History

Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.

What Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Might Look Like

Cornell has chosen six firms to submit designs for its new campus. Here's a look at university projects they've worked on in the past.

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The Worst Public Bathroom in New York

Plans to renovate the New York Public Library best not overlook the loo.

The Water Tank Project

How to Turn a Water Tank Into a Work of Art

Artists across New York will leave their mark on 300 of the city's water tanks.

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Parking Minimums Promote Driving, Even in Transit-Friendly New York

A new study finds a "clear relationship" between a guaranteed spot at home and commuting by car.