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.
It's not easy to compare them, but we're giving it a shot.
More and more city planners are seeing bike lanes as "a rational part of the mobility picture."
Just in time for Valentine's Day.
The fourth installment in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.
It took 25 magazine employees five hours to lay out the 16,407 used tennies.
It's the District's third year atop Central Connecticut State's literacy rankings.
In Washington, D.C., an abandoned church is transformed into an art installation.