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Flashback: MoMA's Ideas to Combat Rising Seas in New York Harbor

Woulda, coulda, shoulda. 

Early Scenes From Sandy

How things looked early Monday, before the bulk of the storm made landfall on the U.S. East Coast.

These Are the Hurricane Maps You Should Worry About Now

Hint: The really ugly part will be the storm surge.

This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960

The closest comparison we have for Sandy is probably Hurricane Donna.

The Webcams to Watch as Hurricane Sandy Hits the East Coast

The Atlantic Ocean's largest recorded tropical storm is bearing down on the Northeast.

Does Your City Need a Transit Riders Union?

Unions may be dying off in the workplace. But could they make a difference on the bus?

The 66%: America's Growing Underclass

For almost two-thirds of us, the American Dream is a virtual impossibility.

Hurricane Sandy's Track: 10 Million People Could Lose Power

And that's the "conservative estimate," according to a Johns Hopkins engineer.

Hurricane Sandy Provokes the Largest Preemptive Public Transportation Shutdown in U.S. History

As Sandy bears down on the East Coast, some of the biggest cities in America come to a virtual standstill.

A Street Sign Kerfuffle, a Hipster Alliance and More: Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Animal Daredevil of the Day: A Cat on a Bike

A Philadelphia man cruises around with his cat on his shoulder.

A Traffic Light That Makes Road Rage Excusable

The green is only a second long.

The World's Least Boring Gas Stations

These gas stations do a better job than most at catching the eye of the weary driver.

Hurricane Sandy: How Bad Is It Looking, Really?

The "Frankenstorm" approaches.

A City Where Everything Is a 15 Minute Walk Away

China's proposed car-free city for 80,000 is intended to become a prototype.

A Historic Journey: The Trek to Mecca

Millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi Arabian city.

Google Street View Tackles the Grand Canyon

The mapping service's sherpas are on the trail, backpack topped with the camera orb in tow.

The Case for Bus Transfers

Transit consultant Jarrett Walker explains how a network built on connections will benefit Auckland, New Zealand.

Isn't Every City Prettier in the Fall?

Photos of beautiful autumnal scenes from around the world.