The Tower Renewal project combines green retrofits with an ambitious rezoning plan. Will it be enough?
Across L.A. County, more people are living on the streets today than in recent years.
Should voting-district lines be drawn based on the number of people living there or the number of voters? The answer will influence how urban communities are truly represented.
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has called for mandatory voter registration and early voting. True change will require more resources for local elections offices.
Smart planning will be crucial to sustainable growth.
Most notably: whether or not the engineer was using his cell phone.
They’re sensitive to gender identity as well as immigration status.
The intervention has been effective in Chicago schools and detention centers.
The news comes just as Los Angeles finalizes its landmark increase.
Former judge Manuela Carmena and activist Ada Colau are each ready for a fight in their respective hometowns.
A British woman just learned the hard way: Your neighbors don’t share your happiness.
Cities must take measures to protect their young residents from air pollution—now.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A new ACLU report shows that arrests for low-level offenses in the city skew heavily toward blacks. Including arrests that don’t “fit any crime.”
It’s been done before—by a Republican President, no less.
To be far from home in a major, diverse metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles is one thing. But those who have landed in small cities across the Midwest face a whole other sort of isolation.
In Detroit and Baltimore, residents behind on water payments prepare to go without. Why aren’t utilities going after delinquent big companies first?
The public should be able to recoup some of the social, ethical, and environmental costs of bottled water.
The living can transform a domain of the dead into a valued community asset.