A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.
New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.
Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz hopes that the 1 percent will enjoy this unusual furniture.
Why we can't stop looking at photos of absurdly small houses and apartments.
A couple of MIT grads have developed a light that's 1) extremely hard to steal, and 2) shaped like a pistol.
The Homeless Detective, ADHD Girl and other urban problem-solvers invented by New York City students.
A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America's troubled education system.
For one thing, the rats move in.
A brief history of bus thieves from World War II to Darius McCollum.
Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.
The MTA just released new pictures, and they are quite post-apocalyptic.
Attention, media: Please stop writing about bus-roof gardens as if they could actually exist in real life.
A new study finds "unintended political consequences" of HUD's program to place poor families in higher-income neighborhoods.
Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.
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.
Plans to renovate the New York Public Library best not overlook the loo.
Artists across New York will leave their mark on 300 of the city's water tanks.
A new study finds a "clear relationship" between a guaranteed spot at home and commuting by car.
Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.