Targeting select low-income communities for an infusion of resources isn’t the answer to the problem of urban poverty. But what is?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The #sayhername protest made a statement about how black, female bodies are treated in America.
African Americans are far more likely to live in the San Francisco Bay Area’s least walkable neighborhoods. Why?
A short animation pits the two iconic cities against one another.
City code already prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender or sex, sexual orientation or gender identification—so come on down! (Please.)
It’s really just a very, very deep puddle.
It’s scary and unimaginable, but pedestrians and cyclists must know how to react if it happens to them—or to someone else.
An addictive new interactive project marries a vast array of archival photos with a detailed map of the city.
Hand it over.
A short history of how America’s urban voters stopped showing up at the polls.
The city looks to become a hub for smart building technology.
Arlington County is developing a simple suite of tools it hopes can change the way people get to work.
The converted overpass will be packed with flowers, tea shops, and even a library.
Everybody’s favorite feel-good story is getting a theatrical release.
On Thursday afternoon, the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City announced indictments against all six police officers involved in the April 12 arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray.
Leaders in the field discuss what design can—and can’t—accomplish in the service of communities like Baltimore and Ferguson.
A local nonprofit is giving Washington’s homeless the tools to film their experiences.
The Sunbelt is where it’s at.