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Should We Replace the Term 'Congestion Pricing'?

Readers offer their suggestions — with road fare emerging as a top choice.

Fixing a Secret Cause of Urban Traffic

Delivery trucks are responsible for a big chunk of the congestion we experience. Here are some ideas for getting them off the road.

Indianapolis's Non-Profits Move In Together

Indianapolis couldn't afford to tear down the old city market. So a bunch of non-profits turned it into a work space and farmers' market.

Class-Divided Cities: Washington, D.C. Edition

The fourth installment in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.

NASA Satellite Spots Foul Pollution Trails Over Shipping Lanes

Thick trails of lung-damaging nitrogen dioxide stretch from ports in China, India and the Middle East, and fume off of coastal cities worldwide.

5 Ways of Visualizing Crime in Philly

This is what happens when a city releases its data.

The Scary Truth About Climate Change: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Watch from Space as the Blizzard Eats New England

Meanwhile on the ground, there are automotive pile-ups, white-out conditions and reports of ferocious thundersnow.

Terrible Snowstorm Etiquette of the Day: The Preemptive Chair Strike

How not to save parking spots during a historic snowfall.

Odd Places to Spend the Night

Haven't you always wanted to sleep in a rusty car lofted over Amsterdam?

Don’t Believe the Hype About the 'World's Most Expensive City'

There are big gaps in the Economist's Intelligence Unit rankings.

Child Poverty Rates Are Especially High in Small Cities

The reasons have a lot to do with demographics.

New York's Real-Time Snow Plow Map to Get its First Major Test This Weekend

PlowNYC is about to hit the big time.

A Bulldog's-Eye View of Manhattan

Meet Harry Grumbles, an English bulldog who loves bacon, the ladies, and "being awesome."

Creating Silhouettes of the City From Memory

The makers of Metroscapes discuss their unique and ghostly art of urban exploration.

Please, Sit Back and Allow Moby to Explain All About L.A.'s Architecture

Did you know Moby is an architecture blogger now?

China Expert: China Is Fast Approaching Urban Disaster

"We're creating a huge urban underclass of people who can’t function in the society."

The New Tallest Building on the West Coast

The Wilshire Grand will beat out the current title-holder by 82 feet.

9 Steps Cities Must Take to Dramatically Cut Carbon Emissions

A very long, very bold to-do list for the next 20 years.