Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The latest look at how much time American commuters spend in traffic, and the methodology problems that come along with it.
The fruits of Wikimedia's new GeoData extension.
The gritty Ravens take on the laid-back 49ers.
Celebrate this awful time of year by thinking about the cities that have it even worse.
An ad campaign targeting transit in San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington corrects a few misinterpretations of the word "Jihad."
Despite the success of this season, the city has a ways to go before joining the superstar ranks of Boston or Green Bay.
Downtown San Francisco is the latest flashpoint in an ongoing debate over whether cities can still afford to not charge for parking on Sundays.
Hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch is fascinated by what nearly was.
A window into the steady rhythm of first responders in a major city.
A new state rail map shows that it can be done — should you be crazy enough to try it.
How to get where you're going by foot, by car, by transit and bike, all on one map.
Also recently banned: a throat-slitting kite string in India and an Aussie grandma who made $1 million worth of false emergency phone calls.
Ed Lee came into office facing a $385 million deficit. By rethinking the pension system, he managed to save the city $1.3 billion over 10 years.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Maps of data offer a precise understanding of the where we shoot different landmarks.
Toothpick cities, two ways.
According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.
Thanks to rising seas, 95 percent of the city's marsh area could become mudflats by 2100.