Long before the invention of social media, a man named Donald Appleyard was investigating how automotive traffic isolates us from one another.
Also, a girl can't wear the Confederate flag to prom in Tennessee; the British can't even support their own Olympics; Yertle the Turtle is banned in Canada.
Eleven finalists compete to add a new addition to the city's famous skyline.
A far-right party gains a foothold.
New York, San Francisco, Boston, and D.C. top a new ranking of the best cities for transit.
Groundwater pumping and rising sea levels could leave millions flooded out of their homes.
We can be connected (or disconnected) based on where we move, how we speak, and even what sports teams we root for.
The French biochemist behind this strange green light sees it having a "massive" palliative effect on global warming.
Despite Friday Night Lights portrayals, there's a lot more geographic diversity in NFL prospects than you might think.
As many as 20 municipalities could face major problems come November, according to one expert.
That's the question in Vallejo, the first American municipality to approve citywide participatory budgeting.
Instead of burning paper money to honor their deceased relatives, many Chinese people are choosing to just write a check.
After a career spent designing album covers, Peter Saville talks about his unique role in crafting his hometown's identity.
The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.
By seizing a historical moment, ordinary Danish and Dutch citizens were able to change the course of development in their urban centers.
Perhaps it wanted to go green.
Warmer temperatures help city trees grow eight times faster.
Already, 1.2 million square feet of green space have been added to the city.
Melanie Hammet wants to turn obscure zoning ordinances into the universal language of song.