A new visualization tool tells city planners and emergency personnel which buildings would be at risk during a catastrophic event.
Santander, Spain, tested a network of acoustic sensors capable of managing traffic congestion. But will it stand up to the future of cars?
The longest-serving mayor of Boston died at age 71 on Thursday.
A new study reveals that a high rate of fatal accidents involve cyclists biking while intoxicated.
Eleven Americans perish each day at their place of employment. But in other developed countries, work itself is the killer.
Street photographer Dougie Wallace delves into the "total f------ chaos" of the popular British nightlife spot.
Greg Stanton on bikeability, road diets, and transit's key role in economic success. (Oh, and the Super Bowl.)
Houston's Neighborhood Centers has spent years addressing this hidden problem—which will spread throughout the U.S.
The price per square foot in New York cemeteries is nearly double that of buildable land in Brooklyn, leading some to unload unneeded resting places for a profit.
This sofa would really tie an (autopsy) room together.
D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Houston, and Dallas draw those with "symbolic knowledge."
What can the vicissitudes of a very nichey (and spooky) industry teach us about the economic recovery?
The new book London: The Information Capital, brings data on the city's economics, housing, and tourism to life through stunning graphic visualizations.
One nonprofit sees neighborhood insiders as the best "violence interrupters."
Fourteen prisoners have died from heat-related causes since 2007. Is anything being done about it?
The city wants to charge the most polluting cars £12.50 to enter the city center, on top of an existing fee.
Just in time for Election Day, a new analysis shows that we all even out in the end.
"The Art of Peeing" is perfect for sending correspondence to somebody you don't like.
MapStory can give users the tools to map the growth of every municipality in the world.