Some of Japan's best rail is fast, flexible—and doesn't use express tracks. D.C.'s Silver Line doesn't need them, either.
How we could fall into another housing crisis before we've fully pulled out of the 2008 one.
Voter choices are swayed by things much more obtuse than actual information.
A popular new study claims to lump cities into four types. But the real science of cities is heading toward a more complex understanding of how urban spaces evolve.
This hasn’t been the most exciting election season. But a mobile and online push is helping get youth out to polls.
And you can have one customized for your location, too.
As NYC makes serious changes to reduce pedestrian traffic deaths, some New Yorkers resist out of romance for the city's chaotic streets.
Wide Path Campers make bike-camping more accessible (and comfortable).
It could generate more revenue than we know what to do with—not a bad problem to have.
Millennials and older Americans agree on city accessibility, and the lobbying powerhouse of the AARP is emerging as a key advocate.
At some point, the building gave up on making any comment whatsoever.
Barely half of American voters are turning out at the polls. Could free transit engage communities?
This Election Day brings another high-profile chance for District voters to have their voices ignored.
The Market Street Prototyping Festival will bring a giant dining room, a roving selfie machine, and other wackiness to the city.
The agency argues that encryption is making it difficult for police to catch dangerous criminals.
The artist's Somebody app aims to bring people who are geographically close together socially. It hasn't worked.
They've got a permanent presence—and great hiring and purchasing potential.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
L.A. soccer fans are tired of schlepping to the suburbs.