A young American in Guatemala wants to bring a spirit of entrepreneurship to municipal governance through his think tank, the Startup Cities Institute.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
A year-long independent effort has identified the most practical strategies for empowering the U.K.'s cities and metro areas.
Officer Darren Wilson was spared criminal charges in part because of significant contradictions in the testimony of bystanders who saw the Ferguson, Missouri, teen get shot and killed.
"I’m so fatigued that I don’t even know if I have space to be angry.”
The grand jury's decision on Monday means Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
These mascots are actually kind of cute.
Thanks to an overlooked law, Colorado's legal pot enterprises will finally get the legitimate banking services they need. But discord with the feds still casts a shadow over the industry.
Grouping female passengers into single cars underscores the idea that women can't use transit freely.
One of North America's most progressive cities in respect to drug policy is trying a radical attempt at harm reduction. Will it work?
With his death early this morning, the District is mourning a complicated man.
Some jagoffs are trying to get Pittsburgh's go-to insult into a real English-language dictionary.
Leaders plan to meet next month in New York to discuss how their cities can work with the new federal action.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
If you love cheap beer, steer clear of Oslo and head for Warsaw.
The study of "latrinalia" reveals deep connections between environment, social mores, and why dudes draw penises while women tend to scribble romantic poetry in public potties.
Naheed Nenshi talks urban development, affordable housing, and how national governments fail cities.
Matt Petersen is L.A.'s first chief sustainability officer, charged with drafting an ambitious plan for a city grappling with drought.
A white South African artist's re-creation of a colonialist tradition exhibiting "exotic" people is drawing ire across Europe.