A Brief History of Houses Built Out of Spite, NYC Can't Afford to Build the Second Avenue Subway, and It Can't Afford Not To, and more...

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Friday, July 25, 2014

A Brief History of Houses Built Out of Spite

One way to get back at the neighbors? Block their light and views.

John Metcalfe

NYC Can't Afford to Build the Second Avenue Subway, and It Can't Afford Not To

The city is paying a steep price to build the much-needed new line, and will pay a steeper one if it fails to finish.

Benjamin Kabak

A Vignelli-Inspired Map Designed to Make the Least Amount of People Mad

One designer thinks his version of the notorious 1972 subway map wouldn't bother as many New Yorkers.

Mark Byrnes

How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling

Three policy lessons for cities trying to achieve more transport equity.

Eve Bratman and Adam Jadhav

Six Californias, One Super City-State

One venture capitalist's dream to divide California into six states—while consolidating much of its power into one.

Kriston Capps

Cost of Living Is Really All About Housing

Places where the rent really is too damn high.

Richard Florida