A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
More and more cities are adding e-cigarettes to smoke-free bans.
Opposition to the Nazi regime declined near the Autobahn faster than everywhere else.
A new international standard known as “ISO 37120” lays out 46 measures that cities on any continent can measure their performance by.
Photos from the candlelight vigil marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
U.S. metro areas that voted for Obama tend to have higher levels of inequality and segregation.
Inside Edmonton's pedways, you'll find a confounding mix of public, private, and semi-private space.
A package of legislation passed late last week, including "Cooper's Law," shows the city is finally getting serious about reducing traffic fatalities.
A process called "blexting" and a neighborhood-focused property auction may help fix the city's crippling property woes.
The coming wave of global urban growth will also produce a massive wave of urban death. This city in the Philippines has ideas for how to handle it.
This music of disillusion and despair is, strangely, biggest in countries with very high quality of life.
Memorial Day weekend is a bad time to drive overall.
Residents of Alaska, Utah, and Wyoming say their states—which boast the lowest levels of income inequality in the country—are great places to live.
It's a proposal to help feed low-income kids when school's out, but only rural districts would be able to participate.
Between 2003 and 2012, 47,025 pedestrians were killed by drivers in the United States.
It doesn't have to be this way.
For all the debate, gentrification is far from the norm.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel banned new or expanded refineries that produce the stuff, but the Southeast side is still dealing with what's already there.
Unlike the strong-mayor governments of Chicago or New York, San Antonio's government is led by a city manager.