New York

Congress Is Toying With the Future of Mass Transit

A proposal to eliminate a share of the federal gas tax dedicated to public transportation would devastate urban mobility.

Where the Jobs Will Be in 2020

A critical look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment projections for the rest of the decade.

What's the Story Behind That Gun-Violence Super Bowl Ad?

America's mayors have joined up to battle criminal-gun trafficking... and to make entertaining football commercials, apparently.

How the Occupy Movement Changed Urban Government

In an increasingly globalized world, Occupy Wall Street reinforced the primacy of place.

Guerrilla Wayfinding in Raleigh

Plus a look back at some of our favorite recent tactical urbanism installations.

Ode of the Day: In Defense of L.A.

GOOD writer Cord Jefferson on falling in love with the West Coast.

Postcard From New York

Local churches come together to protest a recently-passed ban on worship services in public schools.

How to Memorialize the AIDS Crisis

A look at some ideas for a park in New York City.

What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

A Lukewarm Report Card for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.

This Week in Bans: U.K. Libraries Fight Off Waves of Pint-Sized Droogs

Also, Bogota outlaws public handguns; L.A. says no to beach football; a palm-reading aptitude test is no longer acceptable in China; and Hoboken bans Snookie.

New York vs. Boston: Which Is the Better Sports Town?

A statistical examination of the long-term sports successes and failures of the cities in this year's Super Bowl.

How Marketers Pulled Off That Flying People Over New York City Stunt

The team behind the film Chronicle is behind the elaborate viral video.

Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

How to Find the Least Crowded Subway Car

A British blogger conceives an answer: digital platforms that indicate the passenger volumes of various cars.

Map of the Day: All the Single Ladies

The best neighborhoods for snagging a single man (or woman) in New York.

An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.

Why Chinatown Buses Are Still So Popular

Given other curbside alternatives, why do many intercity travelers remain loyal to the Chinatown service?

Love in a Subway Car

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Philadelphia transit agency is asking couples who met on board to share their stories.