What cities can learn from New Orleans' music scene.
The size of a sports town does have its advantages to star players.
Kansas City's place in American music history is inarguable. So why hasn't its jazz-based revitalization taken off?
Spacing Magazine’s Matthew Blackett on writing about and comparing Canada's cities.
A new documentary about an increasingly urbanized world.
Gas prices are up by 7 cents this week and other news.
A flood of new cameras in Chicago aims to slow motorists driving near schools.
Negative stereotypes of light rail — in particular its unsubstantiated ability to generate crime — may have hurt property values along a new line in south Jersey, according to a new study.
Unlike Europe, the U.S. hasn't had a rash of mass urban violence in a generation.
Often banned by municipalities for safety reasons, simple A-frame sidewalk signs should be allowed to return, within reason.
Decisive evidence that light rail makes neighborhoods more appealing, at least in St. Louis.
A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix.
A satirical new exhibit explores what might happen if we tried meet every single planning and design demand.
Boston hopes its driver-operated Street Bump app will grow sensitive enough to detect cracks in the pavement before they become gravel-spewing craters.
Even the most mundane pieces of infrastructure don't have to be boring.
Here, citizens police themselves, at least as far as speeding is concerned.
Two Rust Belt cities grapple with architectural obsolescence.
In New York, legislators debate whether a bill banning food will cut down on the city's vermin.
In Baarle-Nassau, pieces of Belgium and the Netherlands sit side-by-side, creating some strange municipal politics.