London's traffic is being re-routed, bunting is being hung and public art is sprouting up in advance of the Games.
These before-and-after graphics show just how severe the problem has become.
Why it's a good thing that British mayors are getting more control over their economies and infrastructure.
From "Who wrote this shit?" to "Aloha, motherfuckers."
Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.
Will Olympic security measures go too far?
After yet another days-long mass power outage, it's naturally time to have the same argument all over again.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu makes the case.
An interactive mapping effort tries to find where locals think their neighborhoods actually are.
A new book argues that locavores are terrible for the environment, the economy and global food security.
Lengthy waits at customs cause concern as Olympic-related traffic begins.
Turning urban infrastructure into de facto cooling equipment.
The Russian capital has officially added more than 500 square miles to its footprint.
One month before the games, the city spruces itself up – plus a few rumblings of resentment under the surface.
A social media hoax outwitted an anti-tax group and galvanized voters in Troy, Michigan.
The country's most pressing non-contagious health crisis seems to act like it is one. What does that mean for public health policy?
Already, the Partnership for Sustainable Communities has given $3.5 billion to more than 700 municipalities.
America's got plenty of vacant properties and a serious homelessness problem. But of course, it's not that simple.
Members of Congress who spent much of this year fighting over transportation funding should remember they have the sweetest transit system around.