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.
Life in a piece of America tacked on the tip of Canada.
There's outrage in New York City over how many drivers get away with killing people every year. Here's one idea to help save lives.
The question we need to ask ourselves is, what skills will help workers earn the most?
Photos of the city's lovely, wild graffiti scene.
They imagine a historic core filled with low-level buildings and parks. Is this the way to revitalize the devastated city?
Also recently banned: Bath salts in Tennessee, prayers in England, and possibly "reckless skateboarding" in Los Angeles.
Owners hope to add parking spaces inside a former department store.
A wooden storage solution for your bike.