Rising sea levels have kicked up flood days by as much as 900 percent along parts of the East Coast.
Why a small city like McAllen, Texas, has less total debt than Silicon Valley, but is still in worse shape.
Is the Copenhagen Wheel poised to become the next big thing in alternative urban transportation?
A new plan to replace the Astrodome with an Astrodome Hall of Fame calls into question whether anyone actually wants to demolish the Astrodome.
After 18 years in the city, a photographer tries to preserve its disappearing faces and places.
A once-obscure program that provides permanent resident status in exchange for foreign investment in troubled places is starting to pay dividends in some U.S. cities.
For U.S. soccer fans, World Cup hopes now run through a $75 million facility in an emerging Midwest powerhouse.
Alastair Bonnett on the intersection of place, identity, and imagination.
An interactive website offers real-time context for the escalating conflict.
May the force be with a hot team of noted architects as they try to sell the city on their notoriously experimental designs.
The "take a book, return a book" boxes are catching on even in places where Kindles and brick-and-mortar book-lending sites abound.
It substitutes for short trips in the core, and expands service on the outskirts.
GPS and the low-cost ride-hailing service make an inefficient combo.
An infectious-disease physician hangs up his lab coat to bring HIV screening to Manhattan’s gay nightlife.
The "poor door" controversy on Manhattan's Upper West Side is only the most outlandish example of New York's uphill battle on affordable housing.
Industrial pollution reached the South Pole long before the first explorers arrived there in 1911.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
As WMATA's newest rail line debuts, a look back at videos from the early days of Washington's transit system.
An astronaut aboard the ISS takes a photograph capturing the violence raging on one part of Earth.