At New York Ideas, Ray Kelly says we should be prepared for more cameras — and smarter cameras.
An alleged jewel thief dodged the police by sprinting through the city's subway tunnels -- all while wearing handcuffs.
The sales tax bill will raise billions for states. But whether it will help retailers regain customers lost to the web is another question altogether.
A Houston nonprofit wants to test the theory that a fully armed neighborhood is a safer one.
A Buffalo light show aims to turn the city's symbols of decline into a flashy tourist draw.
A playful take on serious transit data.
Sarah Lawrence, a design student, also created a cake map of the city's bakeries.
The ruling came down to concerns over land use, not weed.
The photographer, while visiting the site again in 2010 said, "none of this is familiar."
All the upcycling in the world can't alter the fact that fossil fuels are safely embedded at the center of our global energy system.
The proposed 116-story Imperial Tower will offer a slew of sustainable options.
More than a quarter of America's working renter households now spend a majority of their income on rent.
Stop stereotyping the borough and start actually exploring it, you ninnies.
Can the city densify and improve connectivity without losing its character and funky mix of ethnic eateries and small businesses?
Former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos warns that a lack of urban planning could turn our expanding cities into powder kegs.
From the Love Canal disaster to Greenpeace's efforts to save the whales and beyond, a new documentary tracks the rise of environmentalism.
More and more states are privatizing highways and roads. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of increasing debate.
A mash-up of poverty rates and transit quality from San Francisco.
The number of local governments per capita is negatively correlated with key measures of state economic performance.