Vallejo, California, residents were initially psyched to spend tax dollars on their pet projects. But things haven't turned out as they had hoped.
Four red states passed referendums on higher minimum wages Tuesday, but it's not enough.
It wasn't a great night, but it was far from a total loss.
The fortunes of political parties wax and wane, whereas the movement to legalize cannabis won key victories Tuesday that portend a generational shift in drug policy.
Officials hope to tiptoe around First Amendment rights to regulate costumed characters in places like Times Square or Hollywood Boulevard. Elmo and Spidey's best bet? Get organized.
Despite the successful arrest of the abduction's alleged mastermind, the crisis has reminded the nation of an uglier past.
Why pouring money into a mid-size city's mayoral election could be the best investment the mulitnational energy corporation has ever made.
Voter choices are swayed by things much more obtuse than actual information.
This hasn’t been the most exciting election season. But a mobile and online push is helping get youth out to polls.
As NYC makes serious changes to reduce pedestrian traffic deaths, some New Yorkers resist out of romance for the city's chaotic streets.
It could generate more revenue than we know what to do with—not a bad problem to have.
Millennials and older Americans agree on city accessibility, and the lobbying powerhouse of the AARP is emerging as a key advocate.
Barely half of American voters are turning out at the polls. Could free transit engage communities?
This Election Day brings another high-profile chance for District voters to have their voices ignored.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The longest-serving mayor of Boston died at age 71 on Thursday.
Greg Stanton on bikeability, road diets, and transit's key role in economic success. (Oh, and the Super Bowl.)
Houston's Neighborhood Centers has spent years addressing this hidden problem—which will spread throughout the U.S.
Just in time for Election Day, a new analysis shows that we all even out in the end.