With a visitor surge crowding space in central Amsterdam, the city is marketing its neighborhoods as an alternative for tourists.
There are ways to intervene that don't involve putting yourself in danger.
A new report finds that photo IDs cost more to implement than they save preventing fraud. And they make the program harder for beneficiaries to use.
Despite what critics say, the project will encourage higher-density growth—and save precious water over the long term.
Governors used to lead the push for big projects, but the growing rural-urban divide has brought civic leaders to the fore.
Economists say that the resource is currently too cheap. Will dry conditions finally help give the issue the political clout necessary to charge more?
A 1965 newsreel looks back at a public-housing initiative led by late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew—one that continues to influence high levels of homeownership today.
As farming and tourism increase, human-elephant interactions are on the rise—often with fatal results for both people and animals.
In a case on whether Texas must issue plates with the Confederate battle flag, the Supreme Court takes up a more fundamental free-speech question.
It's a loss to farmers and consumers alike.
There are many forces that promote healthier eating, but a zoning regulation against fast-food restaurants has not turned out to be one.
A detailed new report tries to quantify the impact better bicycle infrastructure can have in lower income communities.
So much for "advancing human dignity."
Recent battles over national politics, government spending, and the future of the country has left many disillusioned with federal policies.
Time is running out for the Paul Rudolph-designed Orange County Government Center in Goshen, New York.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
It's not the tourists; it's the locals. There are just too many now—and no plan for handling them all.
In 1928, more than 400 people were killed in a massive dam break in L.A. County—and the tragedy is barely recognized. That might finally be changing.
The law would ban major league baseball players, and spectators, from enjoying one of the sport's oldest traditions.
"You're a beautiful woman with a killer manicure that was done only yesterday." How will you ever change a light bulb?