A new report suggests that retrofitting is almost always more energy efficient
A set of striking photos from around the city
A new shop will sell hand-made, locally built bicycles to riders who want to stay a while
What happens when a town offers its public spaces to artists to do what they want
John Jones says he's made $20,000 reselling tossed Metrocards. Should that be legal?
Does a controversial new app herald the death of street smarts?
For one thing, location matters
A new report blames land use restrictions for driving up prices, but there's much more to it than that
One of the world's oldest micro-lenders cancels the debt of 3,500 clients
Deep in debt, Harrisburg looks to its new 23-year-old treasurer
Scene of epic indoor car chase will be torn down after more than 30 years empty
New Yorkers are surprisingly honest when it comes to dismantling an unattended bicycle, as this neat time-lapse video shows
A new website mixes live streams of police chatter with ambient music
The Portland Loo's defense-first design has freed it from becoming a beaten-down haven for illegal activity
A nearly-naked man swims across the palace moat and other news
The revival of Guayaquil offers a powerful model for urban recovery
Urban areas around the country are drying up - are there any easy solutions?
Experts see a growing desensitization to the homeless
When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best