How the city has changed since the earthquake.
A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.
Snapshots of cities most love-inducing qualities.
In Japan, groping on crowded trains is so common, young women seek refuge in cars where men aren't allowed.
A nearly-naked man swims across the palace moat and other news
The $736,000 tuna auction and other news
Japan is contemplating building a 'backup' city to take over the government if Tokyo is ever destroyed
Stream Las Vegas weddings, construction in Iran, or one of the longest DMV lines in the country
Large cities with cash-strapped transit agencies would do well to study Japan's rail history
Two new reports show that the urban 'heat island' effect is not distorting climate change data
Proposed bill would allow purchase of large areas for city redevelopment
Space for bicycles on streets and in apartments is tight, but storage options are growing
Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?
They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.
20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall
Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?