Your sense of smell is intimately connected to your experience of a place and your memory of it. So why don't cities take greater advantage of this?
A new study ranks Atlanta, not New York or L.A., as the most influential on our musical tastes.
New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
Which American communities have made the strongest attempts to suppress postal advertising?
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
The city embarks on an ambitious plan for an urban forest, with free food for all.
A new study suggests that zip codes are as important as genetic code in childhood obesity.
The Seattle Times editorial board worries a proposal to relax parking minimums will hurt families, but they're getting it backward.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.
Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?
The city's downtown redevelopment may be receiving plaudits, but there's still more work to be done.
The recession didn't skip Seattle, but the city stuck by its downtown and reaped the rewards.
A survey of light rail aesthetics from around the world.
The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.
What would happen if you took every neat idea in the realm of public works and piled them all onto one city vehicle?
They don't cut down on traffic or make travel faster, and they should be replaced.
Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.
The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.