The governments of virtually all large Latin American cities now use social media to engage with citizens, and smaller cities are quickly following suit.
A city's residents understand how to make exciting streets, squares and parks. Here's how to engage them in the process.
The nation's second-largest city has approved ID cards aimed at helping the otherwise undocumented.
In Several Ways to Die in Mexico City, author Kurt Hollander explores the way a city's air, food, and diseases actually affect us.
Just five metro areas move nearly 40 percent of all U.S. international passengers.
According to this cheeky movie by the city's Bike Ambassadors, yes, yes they do.
You can dance if you want to; you can leave your friends behind.
Pumping out the tunnels under New York has revealed a gnarly landscape of storm damage.
The Dutch have a way of deciding what is worth saving with a dike or sea wall, and what is not. Should we follow their example?
Blame our public policy, which hasn't kept up with the massive changes in American family structure.
If you live in a city, you're much less likely today to know a vet (or to know about his or her problems).
Flooding has filled the city's romantic streets and squares with water.
New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.
The meaning of this little film seems to be: If your bike is stolen, it's probably being ridden by somebody who loves it a lot more than you.
A look at some of the country's forward-thinking projects.
They often feel particularly isolated and alone. But a small group of developers is trying to change that.
Quasi-legal buildings are popping up for rent all over the city, and officials are doing little to regulate these Dickensian dwellings.
Municipal governments can't sit idly by while tax-exempt organizations get services for free.
The internet has changed things, but probably not how you think.