All Aboard Florida, a passenger service planned for the Orlando-to-Miami corridor, may soon find out.
A new twist on property rights, in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C.
A new generation of shelters is changing the way women and children recover from abusive environments.
The city is tightening the rules governing its famous red light district. Will the efforts cut down on sex trafficking or make the problem worse?
Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.
Can you imagine Pope Benedict XVI sorting through his wine cellar in this halo-shaped retirement home?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
London Cycling Campaign has a free design tip.
It hurts when that money leaves your bank account. But where does it go?
It's a misleading metric that actually tells us very little about efficiency.
Those toes are 2,722 feet up!
The scandal has prompted China's government to acknowledge the nation's intense problem with food safety.
New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.
The Cosmic Microwave Background, or CMB, was imprinted on the sky when the universe was young.
A new report finds that high-speed rail lines make satellite areas more attractive while relieving pressure on major cities.
European researchers believe 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma can be blamed on living near busy roads.
The intricate patterns of rail yards.
A new app from Texas researchers shows how clouds of lung-pummeling ozone move through Houston neighborhoods.
Why you don't use Helvetica to tell people where they cannot park.