Mayors from around the world are gathering this week at the Vatican, which has quietly put together a record of urban innovation both inside its walls and across Rome.
Terrible natural disasters will come someday, but most people have a hard time worrying about stuff that isn’t imminent.
Two historians are trying to memorialize locations in the city where slaves were openly sold and auctioned. And they’re everywhere.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
The city’s ban on the disposal of food scraps and other compostables with garbage is met with a lawsuit.
When it comes to complying with important health regulations, private companies far outperform the public sector.
It’s asking New Yorkers, “What does Eric Garner mean to you?”
The era of the publicly financed stadium lives on.
The zoning arguments and policies that will win over liberal white homeowners won’t mention race or class directly. But they will restrict the density that makes sense for affordable housing.
A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, nearly went bankrupt. As Stephen Reed is charged with theft, bribery, corruption, and more, residents may now find out why.
The man who modernized New York angrily took on his critics in a 1962 essay for The Atlantic.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
#NewDC yuppies move to stop a 7-11 from opening in a gentrifying neighborhood they’d never have touched 15 years ago. But they’re really objecting to its customer type.
One startup wants to fix California’s water market. But shouldn’t the state be doing more?
State legislator Harold Mitchell says he’s happy the flag is falling, but that the politics of its statehouse supporters will continue to affect poor minority communities.
The Fraternal Order of Police’s scathing report, issued hours before the commissioner was fired, suggests that Batts was following guidelines from the White House’s 21st Century Policing Task Force.
It’s all part of the city’s struggle with its role as a tourism hotspot.
As diversity increases, both at the city and the workplace level, so does productivity.