The New York Public Library’s reference service still handles 30,000 calls a year.
It wasn’t easy to banish streetlights and signs. “Frontier people don’t like being told what to do.”
“You’re in the middle of an ecosystem that quite honestly for a big company, it makes you afraid.”
It’s pure victim blaming, say critics.
A short film allows riders to vent about—and share their best hopes for—the city’s underperforming transit workhorses.
Robert Bezeau has more than a million containers, and he’s already begun construction.
Follow Gunner, a student from Navajo Nation, on his daily truck commute along one of the U.S.’s badly neglected tribal roads.
It’s said to be the tallest concrete structure ever exploded in the U.K.
In a short film, friends and family grieve the police-shooting victim over cake and recollections.
For these Chinese engineers, it's go big or go home.
A short film probes the painter’s love of streamlined architecture, bold signs, and cinematic narrative.
The automaker produced an earnest, albeit self-interested, pitch for public transportation.
Lost in Light gradually transports you from light-blighted cities to sanctuaries for star-gazing.
A group of writers is raising $150,000 to save the poet’s home from becoming another condo or coffeeshop.
Tired of steep electricity bills, one couple stopped power to their home in Washington, D.C., and made a drastic change.
East London’s Robin Hood Gardens, designed by Peter and Alison Smithson, were once the future of public housing.
Not many people get to watch shooting stars from above.
They expel greenish clouds of beneficial algae, leaving them depleted and vulnerable to death.
TFW your mayor is eaten alive by rats on the subway he built.