For long-distance travelers looking for low-emissions options, choices are shrinking as Europe's overnight trains fade away.
Download or stream the conversation on the architectural and social legacy of Andrew Carnegie's libraries.
"Sports travel" has hit Asia in a big way, but will Western runners want to trek through Beijing's smog?
Federal contractors lured undocumented immigrants to New Orleans after Katrina with loosened labor laws. Now the city's Latinos want police and immigration agents to stop harassing them.
The philanthropist covered the U.S. in libraries between 1893 and 1919. How many survive—and the forms they've taken—points to what kind of structures make a city center.
What city wouldn't want to have a furious stone giant ready to rampage through its streets?
An interactive map shows what languages—apart from English—are most spoken at each underground stop.
...Or terrifying, if you're not fond of flying.
Whose streets? Our streets. But more than rush hour is disrupted when people take to the highways.
Abandon the tech hub for Youngstown, Ohio, and you could find yourself with 11 homes for the price of one.
Today in 1904, NYC opened its first underground line, inspiring the biggest building boom in city history—and a spoof by Thomas Edison.
A status report on proposed lines in California, Texas, and the Northeast.
Minh Nguyen campaigned for environmental justice in his community after Katrina. In the years since, he and his group VAYLA have expanded their mission.
Chicago has constructed sloped barriers beneath the Kedzie Underpass to force out Lazarus Alcazar and other homeless men and women. This comic tells his story.
Thieves can quickly pop open the lock with a car jack or pipe, but there are ways to protect yourself.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
From the Play-O-Graph to the Jackson Manikin Baseball Indicator, the forgotten history of simulated ballgames.
Stop tossing your entire wardrobe over a chair and get organized with the "Grapple Clothing Hook."
As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.