Children from poor families and special needs kids are disproportionately impacted by the cuts.
Extreme-sports enthusiasts Jokke Sommer and Ludovic Woerth take a hair-raising ride through Brazil's urban jungle.
Vancouver-based architect Michael Green is trying to convince the world to construct tall wood buildings.
Researchers say lethal strains of influenza are most likely to arise next in coastal China, the Nile Delta and elsewhere.
Service increases may pay for themselves through emissions reductions and safety improvements, even before factoring in congestion.
And you probably can't even smell it.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The Northeast Corridor is, unsurprisingly, the promised land of Irish bars and restaurants.
A city is only as good as its signs.
"If ya don't see it, we don't have it."
The NYPD's aggressive policy has come under increased scrutiny in recent months.
You don't need satellite imagery to see how much the city has changed.
Roughly 100 miles from New Delhi, widowed women live together in the Meera Sahavagini ashram.
John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.
Baltimore gets an edible fantasy transit system.
Modern London was built on top of a large number of plague pits, and the city's thirst for more space means digging won't slow down any time soon.
Public transportation ridership is up across the U.S., but the opposite is true in many cities that voted down funding measures last year.
Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."
Some early attempts to map the question in D.C. suggest that there might be. But what does the correlation tell us?