An animation of western expansion.
A whopping 53 percent of bicycle deaths in the city involved trucks.
Arlington, Texas, recently got its first bus line — but it's hardly a comprehensive approach to public transportation.
A mushroom cloud of gray smoke on the San Francisco horizon is coming from a blaze on, appropriately, Mount Diablo.
Why Baltimore or Austin may be a better bet this year than New York or L.A.
Educating an inmate reduces their odds of recidivism by 43 percent.
For residents in Eagle Pass and other nearby towns, the border is not a political football but a daily reality.
Will anti-hunger groups across the country be expected to provide millions of extra meals next year, or billions?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism.
Keep Portland weird, indeed.
It's your body, but it's not your choice.
An interactive platform for urban data geeks or anyone who just wants to look at something pretty.
And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China.
People who received postcards saying their energy use was being tracked reduced their consumption by 2.7 percent.
Your city could probably use your help.
One man with synesthesia has mapped it out.
Heroism training, 101.
What does it mean that one of the country's most iconic and fast-growing industries doesn't need American workers to work?
It's time to recognize the importance of computers and the Internet.