In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.
One of France's most famous tagging destinations, an old warehouse in Pantin, is scheduled to become just another mixed-use development.
If you're in college, these are the cities where you want to be.
A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.
A livable, walkable suburb offers a lesson in green living.
Unlike Europe, the U.S. hasn't had a rash of mass urban violence in a generation.
Snapshots of cities most love-inducing qualities.
A photographic tour of the freezing cold consuming much of the continent.
The city's mayor launches Paris Tourist Day to convince residents to treat visitors a little more cordially, and other news.
Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.
Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.
A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.
Sometimes the best insights come from looking at pictures of a space.
The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.
One of the world's oldest micro-lenders cancels the debt of 3,500 clients
A look at the best and worst designs from around the world
A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco
A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets
From New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona to Seoul and beyond