When designed the right way, a BRT line can be a smart alternative to more expensive modes of public transit.
Installation artist Jessica Stockholder wants pedestrians to feel like they're "walking through an animated film."
An artist in Chicago takes the game to the streets.
On sidewalk psychology.
One of the world's largest open-air landfills will be shuttered. What does that mean for the 1,700 people who worked there?
New Yorkers have always had a love-hate relationship with visitors.
The declinists are wrong, America is emerging from the crisis stronger than before.
Road trains — semi-autonomous highway platoons — recently completed a promising trial, but questions remain.
Traffic is not an economic problem. It’s an indicator of a healthy urban economy.
Property taxes and state aid are both down, creating major problems for local governments.
A toilet fixture in Brazil lets you shred on the guitar with the force of your urine.
A wetlands restoration project in Boston is a cautionary tale about making bad decisions in the first place.
A city branding effort people might actually care about.
A fast food restaurant in a century-old Georgian mansion.
Artist Stephen Walter maps the city below the surface.
Heavy rain has transformed even the most mundane urban tasks into a challenge.
Also, the first protester is banned from the London Olympics; shameful Japanese bureaucrats can't drink alcohol for a month; a California city outlaws charity.
Drift wants you to "unfamiliarize" yourself in familiar places.
A "third space" that encourages socialization, its easy access reduces emissions as well as drunk driving.