A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Transportation network companies have nothing to lose by challenging official threats against their drivers.
This is what the longest jobs recovery in American history looks like.
Because "flat beer sucks."
More and more cities are adding e-cigarettes to smoke-free bans.
Opposition to the Nazi regime declined near the Autobahn faster than everywhere else.
An oral-history project seeks to document some of the least-heard voices in society: those with no permanent address.
Bend over, touch your toes, miss fewer days of work.
It could if your lender is one of a growing number using innovative ways to assess customers' creditworthiness.
Deep-sea fish transfer carbon into the depths of the ocean.
"It's very hard for people to realize ... but this is the result of planning."
The drought-hit state's vanishing Tule fog spells more trouble for farmers.
The seven-part case for operating public transportation as a public utility.
At least one species of tree frog is taking advantage of human-made underground infrastructure.
The city of Pula puts a permanent spotlight on its industrial heritage.
A new international standard known as “ISO 37120” lays out 46 measures that cities on any continent can measure their performance by.
Photos from the candlelight vigil marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Tough DUI laws can only go so far if we don't give people—especially young people—reasonable alternatives in the first place.
Marvel at these global heat maps of popular cycling and running routes.