An experiment in the absurd from Maplewood, New Jersey.
They decrease wait time, improve satisfaction, and (likely) increase ridership.
"Night Cities" is an ambitious project to create an atlas of urban space photography.
Hundreds of demonstrators in dozens of cities marched for the memory of Michael Brown and other young black men whose lives were cut short.
Cities are home to a majority of the human race for the first time in history. But finding a place for them in the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals for the next 15 years has proven surprisingly controversial.
Every geotagged tweet about #Ferguson, which shows the speed of global news today.
Cai Guo-Qiang's haunting installations reflect on nature—and the horrible things people keep doing to it.
The names of African American men shot by police each week rarely make the news, but their ever-mounting numbers show how urgently reform is needed.
If your neighbors barbecue frequently, the Politburo would like to know.
One company is replacing "out-of-office" replies with auto-delete so workers don't fret about returning to a mountain of mail.
Vets are taking to social media to argue that police need military-level de-escalation training to go with all that war gear.
Journalists and citizens have a right to record law-enforcement officers. But should we require police to record themselves?
For people living on the streets or in shelters, sleep deprivation can lead to a host of other problems.
The department is part of a federal program that distributes hundreds of millions of dollars of surplus military equipment to civilian police forces across the U.S.
A slew of new research reveals the deleterious effects of radiation on Fukushima's ecology.
No sustainable detail is left out of this proposed Hong Kong skyscraper.
In California, washed-up coastal garbage is having a big economic impact for Orange County, says a new report.
In places with good bicycling infrastructure, research shows that sidewalk riding goes down even as ridership goes up.
Mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains are killing each other and inbreeding at alarming rates.