Tiered water rate structures promote conservation and keep prices down for low-income families, but a new ruling calls them into question.
A major rail advisory commission presents a sobering new wish list for the Northeast Corridor over the next five years.
For a while, young people were taking public transit and using car-sharing apps instead of buying cars. But now they're heading to the dealership, just like their parents.
There's still a long way to go, but the Chinese capital has taken a symbolic step forward.
The borough's top 20 percent's mean income is 43 times that of the bottom 20 percent of earners.
Rain-driven landslides have killed at least 20,000 since 2007—here's where.
The gaping-mouthed receptacles are meant to awaken one's inner parent.
The AARP's new “livability index” grades communities on seven resource areas that aging Americans will need.
This concrete cone keeps your umbrella and your floors dry.
Despite the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial, Boston's annual race begins to resemble itself.
It's time to "de-Californify" the U.S. supply of fruits and vegetables.
In an alarming French survey, 100 percent of women said they've experienced it.
Traffic is down 12 percent in Gothenburg, and transit use is on the rise.
The film Boda Boda Thieves explores how the traditional motorbike taxis have become part of organized crime.
This NASA visualization tracks 365 days of the planet's CO2 emissions.
In Cupertino, Palo Alto, and McLean, Virginia, more than three-quarters of the workforce belongs to the creative class.
The "Berlin Wall" is not being built on your farmland, for one.
Visitors can watch Manhattan develop during the 47-second ride to the building's observation deck.
"Bellpipes" is a bike whistle that draws from bagpipes and wind tunnels.