A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the last seven days.
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A radical proposal to solve congestion might be too beautiful for this world.
Crackdowns on the city’s skaters have come in waves, but Black Blocks has remained a safe haven through it all.
After a strong start, the city’s new system is experiencing some growing pains.
This photo series depicts an unseen side of the criminal justice system: its effect on the families of incarcerated people.
A small town in rural Ontario harbored a World War II-era secret. Should it find a way to preserve a dark moment in its history, or let the past disappear for good?
Startblok Riekerhaven is a ‘European laboratory’ for housing and integrating a wave of refugees.
The places we’re born have a profound influence on our ability to move up the economic ladder.
A Chicago community college has invested in new architecture and high-tech simulations to prepare its students for jobs in health care.
Take a look into all the wonderful stuff New Yorkers were creating a century ago, including a whole ton of women’s wear.
The urban heat island might be responsible for a strange weather pattern that appeared this week.
From Johnstown, Ohio, to Wausau, Wisconsin, it was the towns with big shares of middle-income households that flipped their political allegiances in 2016.
Except as something really fast and elegant.
Briefly hyped as the future of transit, it now sits indefinitely in an open shed.
Baltimore uses a little-known risk assessment tool to help make bail decisions. It’s supposed to be an objective way to keep non-violent defendants out of jail, but some fear it might be reinforcing racial bias.
A visual portrait of Saturday night in Dothan, where people flock from across the South to find a cathartic adrenaline rush.
Antiquated procedures and limited resources prevent many homeless children from having a stable education experience.