Higher temperatures, prolonged drought, and fire suppression policy combine to make fires worse.
Even the suburbs have figured out that walkable retail, not enclosed big box stores surrounded by parking lots, is the way to go.
So far the plan has received all cheers, but a historic opportunity requires a serious conversation.
Spending the summer in Europe opened my eyes. Or did it?
The immense plants live under the Space Needle and blast anybody passing underneath with a harmony of voices.
And where they pay the heaviest price for it.
See where 11,967 cyclones overlap in space in this fascinating look at the planet's most powerful storms.
A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The embattled mayor, who is facing accusations of sexual harassment from more than a dozen women, blamed a "lynch mob" of politicians and media interests for his ouster.
Getting on the train just got much easier.
And for a month before and after.
Police officers could be assigned to patrol the city center and keep homeless people out.
Those looking for a great photo opportunity no longer have to worry about bad weather.
The world's waistlines won't know what hit them when this cheap, all-night fry dispensary catches on.
A new lawsuit from a very imaginative condo association.
The vote will make it easier for residents to sue the police department for profiling and bias.
Because Rob Ford.
Not only is Elmwood Place now embroiled in expensive litigation, it has developed a local reputation as a place to avoid.
Officials say they will move with a worker training program, despite a court ruling that stopped just short of invalidating the line.