The golden state's historic drought is forcing residents to reconsider the "yuck factor" of wastewater re-use.
Airlines can now allow passengers to make in-flight calls—and they're looking to charge you to travel in peace.
Experts are split on whether artificial intelligence will boost—or decimate—the economy.
Small companies are stepping up to fill the needs of the evolving legal-weed economy—there's even a Yelp-style app.
As the county joins the ranks of "super-aged" nations, its new Green Man Plus program is using tech to give older pedestrians extra time to cross busy streets.
To keep up with SpaceX and others, the historic Space Coast must adapt to commercial needs.
A new feature in this massive online game that promises a personal home for every player might turn out to be a housing nightmare.
Korean researchers may have uncovered an innovative use for tar-stained filters.
A new study finds that neighborhoods that are more than 40 percent black are far less likely to gentrify.
Bundling parking with living space structurally raises the cost of urban life.
Since we're not the ones navigating, do we really need geographically accurate diagrams?
Well-designed, simple signs can solve real problems for gender-nonconforming people while diffusing political noise.
Detroit's Neighbors Wanted program is showing signs of success in turning around the city's vacant homes—some of which are more un-neighborly than others.
As souped-up scooters and small motorcycles flood the nation's two-wheeler market, the humble moped remains a resilient option for city transport.
Climate-change researchers say the idea that weather disasters can improve infrastructure through "creative destruction" is a myth, and project that future storms may run the planet nearly $10 trillion.
It's normal for people to want a little time to detach from the workplace.
For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining the evolving language of cities.
In Clarksburg, West Virginia, a seemingly successful move to demolish disused buildings and free up land has landlords crying foul.
This stunning cloud was caused by updrafts from wildfires.