In low-income urban neighborhoods, daily exposure to violence is a reality for many young people.
Spend a moment sitting in the shoes of Bucharest.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
"Rich blocks, poor blocks."
The storm that kind of wasn't.
From Snowpocalypse to Snowquester.
Enrollment is way up, thanks in a large part to charters. But can the city build on the success?
Publicly owned Internet infrastructure is luring jobs to smaller towns. Should big cities follow their lead?
Go into a grocery store. Pretend to fall down while carrying two gallons of milk. Post on the Internet.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments challenging the Voting Rights Act of 1968, civil rights advocates are rising to support the anti-discriminatory law. But why?
Projects from Vancouver to Washington to Kathmandu.
Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.
False eyewitness identifications are the leading factor in wrongful convictions. Washington, D.C., wonders if it can fix that.
A spate of closings is leaving children without local education options.
Statler grew up with America's cities.
Air travel congestion can quickly spread from a few cities to a whole network.
So you think you know your city?
Also, a London neighbor fights against public gobbing and Sydney's wealthy whine about public-park weddings.