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Arizona wants to tie bathroom access to birth certificates; scientists sound warning about pit latrines; a municipal government does BYO toilet paper.
The 10th in our series exploring the class divides across America's largest cities and metros.
And what if it's not other people who live there?
The mayor of Brazil's largest city pledges to stop the carnage. Will it work?
Author Moses Gates on what we should be able to access.
Today marks the end of roughly 75 years of on-again-off-again road closures in a suburb of San Francisco.
An underpass with a forehead-level concrete ceiling seems designed to knock out Chinese citizens.
A few of the 886 proposals from the Knight Foundation's latest open government news challenge.
London and New York continue to top the list of global financial centers.
A week-long parade, featuring wooden sculptures of the Passion
No awkward bending over necessary.
All Aboard Florida, a passenger service planned for the Orlando-to-Miami corridor, may soon find out.
A new twist on property rights, in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C.
A new generation of shelters is changing the way women and children recover from abusive environments.
The city is tightening the rules governing its famous red light district. Will the efforts cut down on sex trafficking or make the problem worse?
Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.
Can you imagine Pope Benedict XVI sorting through his wine cellar in this halo-shaped retirement home?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.