A digitally preserved program from the city's Star Spangled Banner centennial festivities boasts about an unparalleled new sewer system, among other amenities.
Using "lean" concepts, urban mobility can evolve as rapidly as iPhone apps.
The state has released a brief policy history of its pay-per-mile program.
Hosting the event might not do much for the party or the city.
The state's push to end car-first street planning could ripple across the country.
Many European cities have managed to restrict large worship spaces for Muslims, and this plan is also likely to be controversial.
The deadly virus has already claimed almost 500 lives across West Africa this year, and deforestation could cause that number to keep climbing.
Local councils have no power to regulate how many betting shops pop up or where, and the numbers have gotten out of hand.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Independence Day celebrations are an economic boost for communities. And with budgets tight, there are several ways towns can avoid canceling their shows.
Sustainability is a necessary buzzword for any mega-event, but reality often falls far short.
At the top of the list: Get people on board with annual fare increases.
And other civics lessons from Reykjavík's unconventional former mayor.
The technology craze of the 1890s meant fashion freedom and transportation independence.
The limits to how tall and thin towers can be has more to do with markets than engineers.
Too many agencies favor suburban commuters over inner-city riders.
Pretty well, actually.
A Brooklyn group tracked the history of the city's urban-renewal projects—and gave some still-vacant spots a future.
On the other side of a major U.S. arts building boom, some civic leaders still think that luring cultural centers—no matter the cost—means instant success.