Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.
The city wants to curb public urination with paint that splashes back urine.
Your social experience during the workweek can almost fully explain your emotional state over the weekend, a new study finds.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Earlier this month, President Obama held up the city as model for bringing solar power to low-income families. He might have spoken a bit too soon.
An interactive tool just released by the city is a step toward transparency as building continues to boom.
Who says no one walks in L.A.?
The costs of incarceration are concentrated in low-income, predominantly black communities in the city.
There’s something to be said for taking the long way home.
U.S. courts have made this clear again and again and again.
Lyft and Uber are somewhere in between cruising with your pals and a chauffeur. How do you navigate the social norms of the on-demand driving economy?
In a StoryCorps animation, Alex Landau recalls his harrowing experience being pulled over by Denver police.
Wasted air conditioning has major environmental impacts and can make consumers hotter and more miserable.
Their pollen and honey contain substances linked to Colony Collapse Disorder.
A house hanging from a crane in Germany suggests grievous operator error.
Drought isn’t just about supply—it’s also about demand.
The Boardwalk Empire can save itself by betting on resilience and research in place of tourism and vice.
The city’s devastating affordability crisis has an unlikely villain—its famed progressive politics.
Maybe New York's most infamous jail shouldn't bear the name of a 19th-century judge who sent free African Americans back into slavery.