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.
The Armored Avenger is moving to the Bay Area in an upcoming comic series, but he could do more for the people of Northeast Ohio.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has dispatched 1,000 troops to help address the child-migrant crisis at the border. But will they interfere with systems already in place?
People have all kinds of reasons to use proxies for the place they're "really" from. So have an open mind.
Temperatures inside trains have climbed above government guidelines for safely transporting livestock. But narrow tunnels leave few options for modern climate control.
Updated design, safety protocols, and job training will help U.S. plants prepare. But improvements are "ongoing" and hard to quantify.
Observation wheels are reaching the point of ubiquity in tourist capitals. Is this trend ever going to slow down?
The warmer conditions cities create make plant-eating pests thrive.