A new study finds a strong correlation between income level and canopy cover. But the solution involves more than just planting additional trees.
After a month of protests and sit-ins, a statue of a white imperialist has finally been removed from South Africa's leading university.
The city center, which isn't in great condition, is about to undergo a major transformation. Will people miss the way it is now?
Are they assembling furniture? Bowling? Partying on a weeknight? A new video reveals the truth.
The Chicago Mayor secured a second term Tuesday, but grassroots progressives in the Windy City still see opportunity. Are they right?
Los Angeles isn't the only jurisdiction that's been forced to confront its sidewalk problems by disability-rights advocates, and it won't be the last.
Who's most worried about global warming in America?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Governor Jerry Brown has finally called out how poorly the state accounts for agricultural water use.
With schools strapped for funds, some districts are considering lopping off a full day of teaching.
Facebook data of baseball allegiances shows the geography of fandom.
The Bay Area wants to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.
Carafem, a new pharmaceutical-only abortion clinic in D.C., aims to foster an environment that is calming, supportive—and unabashedly advertised.
A new visualization charts the great lengths countries must go to achieve gender equality.
The City Lost and Found explores a turbulent time in the U.S. by looking to the country's three largest cities.
It's not about going green for Georgetown, Texas.
The "Lion of the Senate" may have been a special case, but it's not hard to imagine more senatorial libraries down the road.