The mayor wants the city to run buses on Saturdays, but traditionalists oppose the move as a slippery slope.
With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.
Voters in tiny Tusayan, Arizona, will soon have their say on a proposed megaproject near the Grand Canyon.
Zoom through underground roadways and over a reconstructed Ottoman barrack in this video of the yet-to-be-built Taksim Project, a major rejiggering of Istanbul's central park.
The city says the university should shoulder more of its huge budget shortfall.
The legacy of French imperialism can be seen in the Vietnamese city's vibrant street life.
Baku police officers grapple with an unlikely problem.
Artist John Locke is converting obsolete Manhattan phone booths into mini libraries. Now if only people would stop stealing his entire book collection.
Which street scene is more beautiful? A website endeavors to answer that question.
The city renovates its zoo, and other news.
Rogue cabbie Phil Sullivan of Aspen has faced two jail stints and thousands of dollars in fines. But he keeps breaking the law.
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.