The country's political climate led to the switch from a mandatory census form to voluntary one. It's been a disaster for policymakers.
It's all about visibility: If one of the most famous monuments in the world can use sustainable energy, why can't everything else?
The New York Public Library needs a hand with its ambitious "Google Maps of yesteryears" project.
The Knight Foundation has announced it will fund a large-scale expansion of Matt Tomasulo's 2012 "WalkRaleigh" project.
But their presence during implosions is making some people unhappy.
A major winter storm tests the lower states' snow-sculpting mettle.
Forget opponents—even supporters are debating whether the city has gone far enough in its BRT ambitions.
In the late 19th century, London nearly got a 1,200-foot steel monument to transcontinental jealousy.
The dirty fuels that cause particulate pollution are the same dirty fuels that cause global warming.
Humans are creating wonderful habitats for disease-spreading robins and sparrows.
15 years in the making, the most complete resource on L.A.'s historic built environment has just launched.
With the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Competition, the U.K. capital appears well positioned for folly.
95 percent of the lake’s surface is frozen. But don't get any big ideas.
"Truck driver" is the most commonly held job in 26 of 50 U.S. states. What happens when humans are no longer needed to drive?
Valparaiso, Chile's third-largest city, is tackling its garbage problem with a new fleet of brightly painted trucks.
A new analysis suggests that jobs previously lost to the suburbs are returning to the core.
Once isolated and overlooked, Dar es Salaam is on track to become Africa's fastest-growing urban center.
A new study reveals the reasons that LGBTQ teens find themselves pushed into the sex trade—and why the cycle is so hard to break.
Labor has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.