New York

Subway Internet Access Is on the Rise, Except in America

U.S. ranks second to last in new survey of which metros offer online access

America's Best New Parks

By mixing fresh design with a variety of uses, these spaces represent the future of city parks

How NYC Fast Food Chains Are Doing Since the Recession

Which chains are expanding, and which have the most stores?

Urban Planning in the iPhone Age

A new generation of apps make life easier for urban planners and urban dwellers

The Death Row of Urban Highways

10 roads whose days cutting through cities are nearly numbered

How New York City Sold Public Housing in the 1930s

Original New York City Housing Authority posters pitch the projects as the 'solution to infant mortality'

Are Americans Afraid of Innovative Urban Design?

Four landscape architects challenge U.S. cities to stop copying the High Line and start looking for place-based opportunities

10 Addictive Urban Web Cams

Stream Las Vegas weddings, construction in Iran, or one of the longest DMV lines in the country

History Gives Hope to California High-Speed Rail

What America's first-generation railroad system says about its next one

Where the 1% Live

The richest Americans are gathered in a handful of metropolitan areas

Designing for Density Doesn't Have to Be Ugly, or Scary

San Francisco-based architect David Baker finds beauty in buildings that house lots of people

Casting the Robert Moses Role in HBO's Upcoming Film

Oliver Stone is reportedly set to direct an adaption of 'The Power Broker'

Commuting: One More Thing Europe Is Better At

A new tool makes it clear just how car-dependent Americans still are

A Simpler Solution to NYC's Subway Garbage Problem

MTA officials are testing out the theory that removing garbage bins from subway platforms will lead to less garbage in the system

2011's Best Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Who comes out on top in our updated ranking for candy seekers?

Where Homeowners Are Underwater

Obama has a new plan to help owners refinance their mortgages, but some places will benefit more than others

How Many Trees is Enough?

When it comes to reducing pollution, the key isn't the number of trees you plant but where you plant them

Paving the Road to Hell's Kitchen

One of New York City's most traffic-plagued neighborhoods gets a remake

Affordable Housing That Doesn't Scream 'Affordable'

Free from stigma and institutional homogeneity, these good looking buildings are in a class by themselves