A pending case will decide whether suburbs far beyond Texas can use income to bar poor, black residents from more than just their pools.
Mass transit agencies around the world face the same conundrum: How to make what amounts to four straight lines distinctive.
The tragic story of Kalief Browder is instructive, and we should take away some important lessons about incarcerating teens.
The Tower Renewal project combines green retrofits with an ambitious rezoning plan. Will it be enough?
Across L.A. County, more people are living on the streets today than in recent years.
New research reveals the changing nature of storms.
It will make the Wi-Fi you pay for at home look sluggish.
From painted caves to 3-D printed houses.
The history of the American swimming pool is a story of racial exclusion.
Everyone’s favorite algal bloom slimes it up in the Atlantic.
A roundup of the best stories on technology, cartography, and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Sacrifice distractions, not style.
Should voting-district lines be drawn based on the number of people living there or the number of voters? The answer will influence how urban communities are truly represented.
Housing-supply constraints in three cities—New York, San Francisco, and San Jose—add up to a loss of more than 10 percent of U.S. GDP.
Why are we so willing to queue up for free things that are already cheap to begin with?
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has called for mandatory voter registration and early voting. True change will require more resources for local elections offices.
Smart planning will be crucial to sustainable growth.
A new digital art exhibit, Exhausting a Crowd, is a people-watcher’s dream.
Surat today is a model for how cities can stay one step ahead of disease.