Russian adventurers dressed like construction workers to reach the ice-covered pinnacle of Mercury City, which is taller than London's Shard.
Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.
B2 Bklyn breaks ground this morning at Atlantic Yards. A lot is riding on whether it works.
There's a major structural problem built into how cities spend their money. Here's what we can do about it.
The French capital's third tramway extension in a month.
The Battle of the Commute rages on, as this painful-to-watch footage shows.
France's Nantes has a powerful plan to cut carbon, eliminate cars, and redevelop the city's heart.
Americans moved less than ever between 2005 and 2010 — but no one seems to know why.
On Sunday, President Obama pledged to "use whatever power this office holds" to prevent another mass shooting.
From residences to gardens to installations, a look at the most compelling works of the year.
Monday brings an awkward mix of grief and preparation.
The city of San Francisco has now mapped all of its downtown POPOS, and it's ensuring for the first time that residents really have access to them.
Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?
The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.
Trends in gun ownership, attitudes and violence have shifted notably over the past few decades.
The worst drought in half a century has brought water levels close to historic lows.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Americans can no longer pretend that shooting deaths are a problem relegated to the inner city.
In part by forbidding almost all forms of firearm ownership, Japan has as few as two gun-related homicides a year.