A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
What we can learn from where people walk, run, and ride their bicycles.
SafeBoda's backers want to streamline Kampala's motorcycle taxi industry and foster a culture of road safety.
Can the liberal NYC mayor mend fences with increasingly hostile police leadership just as he needs the force to handle protests against bad policing?
The French capital has announced a plan to stop housing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods. It might be the most radical proposal Europe has seen.
A massive amount of holiday-related merchandise is produced in the Chinese city of Yiwu.
"I would like the viewer to reorient themselves and think about the space they inhabit with others," says Michael Pederson.
In a city-state that's wary of talk about race and religion, a burgeoning stand-up scene offers a welcome respite.
Economic success may be tied to the fact that not all of your neighbors are celebrating the same winter holiday as you.
At the same time China is rapidly urbanizing, a new documentary explores how some former city-dwellers are trying to revitalize the countryside.
And could strengthen climate policies in California cities for years to come.
A 36-hour coding session in Boston recently helped revamp the city's permit system.
Philly may take a chance on building a type of cycling arena that was immensely popular at the turn of the century, then all but abandoned.
One of the least-likely rides of the 1930s relied on a German Shepherd trapped in a big hamster wheel.
Athenaeums—membership libraries—might seem like fusty relics of the 19th century. But the Providence Athenaeum has become a lively center for intellectual engagement.
Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom captures the universal anti-style of pedestrians around the world.
The Second City is still grappling with a long history of police brutality.
Wealth among high-income households is growing, while the middle-class is stuck in the 1990s.
High security walls surround many middle-class homes in the country's suburbs, but they may actually increase violent crime.