The International City was supposed to relieve the economic pressures faced by the middle class. Instead there's been nothing but problems.
Studying the emissions of megacities like Los Angeles promises to be the next big thing in combating global warming.
What better way for cyclists to show their contempt for the car-driving masses than riding around on the carcass of a dismembered vehicle?
Design firm Street Plans Collaborative has started tracking informal street furniture, and you can help.
Researchers in the U.K. find that ambulance response times drop with the temperature.
A new generation of funding schemes turns the "user fee" on its head.
Colin Huggins brings his passion for music to Washington Square Park.
The 85-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic world gives his last general address.
Contour lines borrowed from natural terrain can tell us much about life in the city.
Many white Southerns have cherished the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest -- a Confederate general and founding Klansman. But a new controversy reveals how much Civil War remembrance has changed.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments challenging the Voting Rights Act of 1968, civil rights advocates are rising to support the anti-discriminatory law. But why?
Peatónito is the alter ego of Jorge Cáñez, a 26-year-old political scientist in Mexico City.
Is this the hippest bicycle in the world?
A modernized vending machine for taxis and bars is preparing for launch in New York.
A proposed development in the city underscores the tradeoffs and design challenges of building cities around the car.
Dale J. Chamberlain's HASH courses are specifically designed to comply with Colorado's new cannabis law.
A new crop of high-design bridge replacements has L.A. poised to remake its image.
Carl Downer spends his work days giving commuters Rasta-inflected pep talks.
The labyrinth surrounding scholarships and admissions doesn't account for the messy realities of poor families' lives.