Not all urban areas are bastions of blue. Population, density and education all play a role.
Young people gather in New York to discuss the future of kids and their bicycles.
Welcoming the Year of the Snake.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
They capture the spirit of transit in a way no photo could.
But not exactly in the way you might think.
Statler grew up with America's cities.
Cardio bikes, swing seats and foosball.
Air travel congestion can quickly spread from a few cities to a whole network.
Can the Porta-Potty experience be improved with bass-thumping soundtracks?
Stay away from Sarasota, Florida.
In Austin, maps are color-coded by comfort level rather than traffic-engineering standards.
Rumor has it the Chinese government is considering moving its capital to Xinyang, a small city in Henan Province.
It can't compete with New York's amenities and galleries. But it's trying to offer something else altogether - a true middle class art market.
A mix of international politics and extended networks explain why some cities become hotbeds for refugees.
Would you dissolve in fire or would your clothes simply ignite?
The hidden Old English village in New York (that's off-limits to New Yorkers).
Windows exploded, buildings shook and a billowing pair of smoke trails marked the heavens.
An installation that "wraps around the visitors," created from Superstorm Sandy-ravaged boardwalks.