Fares are nice, but real estate and retail holdings are the main reasons why its private rail companies profit.
More than half of all babies now born in America are minorities. Here's how that's already playing out at the metropolitan level.
As Denton, Texas's music festival grows in popularity, so does interest in the town itself.
Scenes from a highway reclaimed by the city's pedestrians and cyclists.
As the city prepares to host a number of global events, it still lacks the hotel space to meet the demand.
Salem has had it up to here with inept jazz musicians. Also outlawed recently: noisy electronica in Santa Cruz, payday lenders in Iowa and the entire vice squad of Salt Lake City.
A wildlife expert and Smithsonian scientist help solve one of life's enduring urban mysteries.
The 'Parramyd' provides a framework for your vine-like plants to grow.
If you think all European cities embrace cycling as much as Copenhagen, you must not be familiar with Brussels.
The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival is now underway.
Constructing a piece of urban infrastructure that otherwise might have not been built for a generation.
A new analysis finds that the weakest segment of the market is in outer and smaller suburbs.
Visualize how far you can get on public transportation in the time you have.
A conversation with Alan Ehrenhalt, author of The Great Inversion, on what it means for communities across America.
A yawning black hole opening up in the dead center of the sun is on the bill for May 20.
Minor league ballparks can thrive when combined with a passionate local sports culture and an already improving downtown.
An artist from the U.K. makes it look as if buildings are being strangled by a malignant Kraken.
Plans are emerging for an electric-powered truck highway in the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.
A Brooklyn-based woodshop has made a lounger out of a New York City water tower's reclaimed timber.