An EU-funded project is building platforms to detect patterns in how people use urban spaces.
How S.F. became the least affordable city in America, and what we can do about it now.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.
This video is guaranteed to make your legs tingle.
It's a waste of space and money to imprison the former Detroit mayor for that long when he's unlikely to commit his crimes again.
What was different, and what was similar, in 1995 and 1996.
Few are certain of Afghanistan's future once foreign troops leave. Four Kabul investors went ahead and built a water park anyway.
A very weird plan to send Washington a message by disrupting D.C.'s commuters.
Fascinating context for the transit workers who may soon go on strike, again.
The storm is already about half the size of India.
"People in the neighborhood would probably not mind seeing it used for something different."
A once crazy idea gets a little more mainstream.
The city wants to replace its century-old gas lamps with LEDs, but preservationists are crying foul.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
Why the legacy of the housing crisis is making the government shutdown even more disruptive.
Not really, though there are a few exceptions.
Because they would.
"If you get violated by a cop, how are you gonna trust that cop?"