Roughly 100 miles from New Delhi, widowed women live together in the Meera Sahavagini ashram.
John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.
Baltimore gets an edible fantasy transit system.
Modern London was built on top of a large number of plague pits, and the city's thirst for more space means digging won't slow down any time soon.
Public transportation ridership is up across the U.S., but the opposite is true in many cities that voted down funding measures last year.
Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."
Some early attempts to map the question in D.C. suggest that there might be. But what does the correlation tell us?
Even in cities laid out to micro-manage and shape its residents, the people who use public space can't be controlled.
People who are very enthusiastic about irrational numbers, it turns out.
Sixty-six years later, the city's urban design is not so different.
Populations in markets hit hard by the 2008 crisis – like Phoenix, Orlando, and Las Vegas – grew faster than others.
Out of the Netherlands comes this unusual design for a streamlined commuting recumbent.
Kevyn Orr has a background in business restructuring, and worked on Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy.
According to a CDC study, we do this more than most European countries.
Looking back over the history of the crowdsourced digital street map, a familiar pattern emerges.
Ruben Oviedo has been performing in downtown Mexico City for about a year.
In low-income urban neighborhoods, daily exposure to violence is a reality for many young people.
A new paper tracks suburbia from its ideological roots in the Victorian era to its harsh detractors in the modern age.
For one North Carolina credit union, courting Latino immigrant members is a risk that pays off.