Hint: Their test-only admissions policy isn’t the real issue.
Smoking is outlawed in all public spaces, including inside private clubs, bars, hotels, and restaurants.
Ferguson needs to drastically revise its court system. But how is a city supported by predatory court fees supposed to fund reform?
A 6-month investigation into the Ferguson Police Department shows grave violations of constitutional and civil rights. But residents face even deeper problems.
Boycotts can be effective, but they need to reflect the demography, economy, and culture of the regions they target.
The continent is embarking on an urban revolution, and African cities are right to want a seat at the table.
#SaveNYC was inspired by a similar effort to help local businesses in London, but it also has detractors.
On the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, the host suggests Hollywood might be able to help.
Most 15-year-olds don’t spend their spare time studying walkability and public housing. Dylan Gentile is not most 15-year-olds.
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
The U.K. capital doesn't need a transatlantic role model. It actually has a far more relevant one closer to home.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Llama-heavy states saw their numbers drop from 2007 to 2012. But in Arizona, the beasts are only getting more popular.
The mayor of Gary is determined to stop a tide of vacant, neglected buildings in her post-industrial city. Data-rich parcel mapping is the first step.
One classic memo even scores various routes on "presidential risk of blame for killing RR passenger service."
One San Francisco mayoral candidate is making "Yes in My Back Yard" her mission statement.
The country's political climate led to the switch from a mandatory census form to voluntary one. It's been a disaster for policymakers.
Forget opponents—even supporters are debating whether the city has gone far enough in its BRT ambitions.
The new documentary Southeast 67 tracks 67 kids from Southeast D.C. who were granted college scholarships in the 1990s.