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Building a Bike Culture in a City That Gets 88 Inches of Snow a Year

In Ottawa, getting wintertime cycling to take hold is a work in progress.

Javier Lloret

This 6-Floor Building Is Now a Giant Rubik's Cube

A tricky puzzle just got much harder. 

AP/John Swart

Why It's Harder to Move Up in America's Segregated Cities

The pernicious, lifelong effects of concentrated wealth and concentrated poverty.

History Shots

Your Baseball Team's Genealogy, in One Incredible Infographic

There's a good chance the team you cheer started in a different city with a different name.

REUTERS

America's 'Murder Capital' Is Having Its Least Deadly Year in Half a Century

Homicides in Chicago are way down.

Reuters

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

How much would it take to make that possible again?

Associated Press

Rob Ford's New Sports Radio Gig Is Utterly Perfect

He'll be calling in to Washington, D.C.'s crude "The Sports Junkies" show.

Chris Kreussling

An Indispensible Guide to 'Greening' Cities

From the people that know best.

Associated Press

Mexico City's Newest Pop-Up Restaurant Looks Like a Horrible, Expensive Time

Enjoy a $230 dinner while strapped in 150 feet above ground.

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The U.S. Cities Leading the Decline in Driving

Several may surprise you.

Reuters

The Genius Ways Beijing Drivers Get Around the City's License Plate Lottery

It just got even harder for car owners to get a coveted plate. But there are clever ways to skirt the system.

Knight Foundaiton

The Rise of Civic Tech

Technology is poised to seriously disrupt some of the last remaining domains: government, city hall, and your neighborhood.

Neoscape

How We Hate on Architecture Now

Bold projects, like Zaha Hadid's stadium in Qatar, have to be ready for nasty nicknames.

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How New York's Toll System Got Completely Busted

High tolls can keep a transportation network efficient and equitable. Right now, the city's system accomplishes neither.

On a Mission to Help Neighborhoods With Scarce Resources for Pets

You've heard of food deserts, but what about pet food deserts?

REUTERS

One Simple Way to Improve How Cops and Prosecutors Do Their Jobs

The power of a questionnaire. 

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Madrid's Big Plan to Swear Off Cars

The city's new master plan lays out a sharp turn back toward a pedestrian- and bike-friendly city.

Graham Coreil-Allen/Flickr

Baltimore's Got Some Playful New 'Hopscotch Crosswalks'

And also ones that look like zippers.

Shutterstock.com/Matej Hudovernik

The Postal Service Is Getting Sued for Accidentally Using a 'Sexier' Statue of Liberty on Its Stamp

Oops.