The accountability gap between companies and contract workers may be slowly closing.
A grocery chain pulled the messianic brew after customer complaints.
The administration has moved to ban trans fats. Single-use bags should be next.
An ongoing project visualizes segregation data in urban areas.
Ultra-wealthy Californians refusing to conserve water may signal the beginning of a much bigger attitude crisis.
Deluges tend to follow droughts. Are cities prepared?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The de Blasio administration has proposed a warning label on high-sodium menu items.
Ignacio Evangelista's "The Line on the Map" captures the stark, literal division between nations.
Officials in Argentina, and beyond, are finally taking catcalls more seriously.
Architect Paul Rudolph had an ambitious plan for Buffalo's waterfront, but it was only ever partly realized. Today, proof of it is beginning to disappear.
A new anthology proves L.A.’s historic menus are also delicious cultural artifacts.
If the city is serious about improving sidewalk culture, it should decriminalize selling food there.
Removing an elevated city highway doesn’t always make traffic worse—some cars just disappear.
A new tool reveals cities in which the gap between the highest and lowest earners is smallest.
A pending case will decide whether suburbs far beyond Texas can use income to bar poor, black residents from more than just their pools.
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.