When it comes to bouncing back, never underestimate the power of communities.
The world's most beautiful city has never been more threatened. But a passionate movement of locals is determined to keep it alive.
The famed “linear park” may be a runaway success, but it’s also a symbol of Manhattan’s rising inequality. Can its founder help other cities learn from its mistakes?
Tyrone Poole, the founder of NoAppFee.com, was homeless once. Now he’s demystifying the rental search, one application at a time.
Not everything is terrible!
The Pit Stop project hired restroom attendants who can empathize with the population they’re trying to reach.
Cities are finally getting rid of streets that honor fascist figures, and they’re addressing a gender imbalance at the same time.
Non-emergency city service hotlines are celebrating their 20th anniversary, and eyeing immersive new possibilities.
A community-led approach to historic restoration focuses on crumbling 19th century buildings.
It’s not just a matter of affordability. It’ll take an “infrastructure investment,” a new report claims.
This could be the biggest task yet for the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge.
A city-run hotline connects New Yorkers with local counselors.
Kids walk out of an Earn-A-Bike program in Indianapolis with life skills and a new set of wheels.
The city is challenging urban wonks and concerned citizens to come up with a more granular approach to figuring out which school district might see a surge in population.
Talking and listening is as important as a bright idea.
Leaders in the capital city of Addis Ababa have rolled out a campaign aiming to reduce crashes caused by alcohol.
The Street Art Conservators battle time and the elements in an effort to preserve the Greek capital’s world-class cache of graffiti.
The U.K.’s Real Junk Food Project is bringing its network of pay-what-you-can cafés, stalls, and grocery stores to the U.S.