Allowing bus riders to board in the rear as well as the front is common outside the U.S., but few American transit agencies have been willing to try it.
A spate of injuries and deaths have forced cities to reassess how pedestrians and cyclists interact.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
What they may stop riding are commercial airlines, research suggests.
A potentially novel solution to two tough problems.
Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.
A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.
San Francisco stacks up well these days compared with Silicon Valley.
Or, how Americans learned to legislate our NIMBY impulses.
Right now, civic-minded digital innovation is done mostly by volunteer hackathons and app contests. Code for America has a plan to change that.
Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.
Artist Leo Villereal is still hoping to outfit the iconic span with a carpet of white lights that's 1.5 miles long.
A new ParkScore metric from the Trust for Public Land names San Francisco and Sacramento the nation's best.
That's how many new units of housing San Francisco added in 2011, the lowest since 1993.
See what Sunday's fearsome "ring of fire" looked like from around the world.
How bikeable is your city?
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.