This time around, they might actually work.
The future holds more and more stuff to be transported—and infrastructure will have to change drastically to accommodate our appetites.
This futuristic tower aims to use solar power to eliminate air pollution.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Satellites have picked up on vast gravitational shifts from melting Antarctic ice.
Serious #FOMO, among other things.
Youth initiatives dominate the winners of the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, even as L.A.'s child population wanes.
The road would eliminate truck emissions, and is being tested in a corridor that connects the port to downtown.
An L.A. photographer pieces time-lapsed collages of urban landscapes into remarkable photos.
He says Angelenos "might not own cars" in as soon as a decade.
'Invisible infrastructure' may already be cutting costs for things like the World Cup or the Olympic Games—not to mention natural disasters.
An amateur photographer uses his commercial drone to capture aerial views of Philadelphia.
A new report offers a look at urban mobility circa 2030 that's both intriguing and frightening.
Streaming video from The Atlantic's summit on urban innovation, happening now in Los Angeles.
Goats are better than herbicides when it comes to clearing weeds, say scientists.
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Both see potential advertising revenue in the Brazilian slums.
Many cities face a similar challenge finding the money to expand a starter line.