Ambitious architects tend to cluster in the same metropolises: New York, Chicago, L.A. (not to mention Beijing and London). But when they strike out for second-tier cities, it can be a win-win.
Inside a city that works hard at keeping the jungle in "urban jungle."
What recent stories about where Americans want to live get wrong.
Many people in the U.S. carpool, walk, and use public transit to get to work—but most are still hacking traffic in a car, all alone.
Is the company destroying full-time work, entrenching us in part-time purgatory, or empowering America's most independent workers?
Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.
These discoid ice sheets are formed by the motion of waves.
Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the Milky Way. Can we still save the stars?
A tower reminiscent of potted meat will complement the city's other food-shaped buildings.
Hold your kids tight, folks.
A filmmaking contest reveals the complexities of life in one of the world's most expensive cities.
New York's long-heralded swipe-free subway payment system may not arrive until 2022.
Chinese cities are so toxic that 90 percent of them fail pollution standards, according to a new Greenpeace analysis.
A casual experiment in Atlanta doesn't help dissuade "tourist trolley" fears.
A dozen of CityLab's favorite stories from the 2014 series on how Americans will travel tomorrow.
The latest numbers from the Brookings Institution are a reminder that inequality has a geographic dimension.
Washington state's marijuana businesses face a maze of regulations. Hilary Bricken helps guide them through it.
What sets the expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, apart is one of its secondary goals: to make the Museum District a real, walkable neighborhood.
They buzz you left or right toward a destination (which may or may not turn out to be a brick wall).