Five winners will be announced this spring, but these ideas stand out above the rest.
The new SFJAZZ center in San Francisco drew its inspiration from spaces like Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Chicago.
Air travel congestion can quickly spread from a few cities to a whole network.
So you think you know your city?
Sidecar hopes to compete with Uber by using part-time drivers and letting riders decide what to pay. Will it work?
More and more city planners are seeing bike lanes as "a rational part of the mobility picture."
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.