In 19th-century New York, urban livestock were perceived as a threat to the image and future of the nation's largest city.
In challenging local regulations, the ride service has gone too far in undermining public safety.
During Art Basel, a tagger called Demz was run down by police protecting street-art fans from street artists. His death has more than one connection to Eric Garner's.
A New York City Council member wants the lights off at night in 40,000 commercial buildings to save the environment. Would this dim the city's iconic skyline?
From 24-hour, ATM-style vestibules to library cards that double as subway fares.
A collection of newly digitized ordinances from the 17th-century settlement that would become New York City reveals a riotous city full of crime, trash, and “insolent practices with sad accidents of bodily injury.”
Of $735 million in damages collected between 2006 and 2011, officers paid less than .02 percent.
A small but thriving industry has cropped up around New York City high schools that forbid students from having phones on campus.
In-vehicle travel time is more productive and less stressful travel time.
The National Weather Service has an experimental new tool that shows the weather hazards along your journey, including predicted snow accumulations.
A growing class of cargo vans enables smarter intersection design.
Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."
"This is a good moment to re-evaluate ... now that the windows are no longer broken."
An analysis of roadway suffixes in six major U.S. cities reveals differences rooted in history.
GPS and e-hailing apps like Uber don't have mean the end of professional cabbies.
Congestion in major metro areas leads to freight backups across the country.
The answer actually surprised us.
The latest tally of the city's rat horde dispels the myth that the city is home to "one rat per person."
Certain pollutants common to urban areas could be harming the brains of unborn children, according to new research.