A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: bikes, land, water and mayors.
The city’s ambitious Pure Water project aims to combat drought and harsh economics with reclaimed wastewater. But first, the public will have to get used to the idea.
More may answer the call when the federal government lists its formal solicitation on March 6.
The government seeks contractors for design prototypes of a border wall with Mexico, a project that’s (probably!) still a pipe dream.
Across the country, the same hurdles keep students from obtaining degrees, often putting middle-class jobs with good wages out of reach.
The Motor City faces monumental challenges, but it’s too often criticized for its glimmers of hope.
When older adults expect to encounter age discrimination, it can set off a cycle that leads to long-term unemployment.
Staffed mostly by ex-offenders, New York’s Fortune Society works to build a safety net for its clients, even before they’re released from jail or prison.
The bizarre Twitter assault on the Scandinavian nation’s immigration policies may be based on a fiction—but that doesn’t mean all is well in Malmö.
1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
President Trump is gung-ho about the U.S. producing more goods. But what, exactly, should cities be making in the 21st century?
It’s not the Big Dig or the Second Avenue Subway. America’s biggest infrastructure quagmires are much, much larger than that.
MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson on the automated future of work.
In addition to being key to creative work, immigrants contribute enormously in the working-class and services sectors of the economy.
The future of many American cities—and of the nation itself—depends on the skills of foreign-born workers. The Trump administration’s anti-immigration policies could spell economic disaster.
At Philadelphia’s new Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship, aspiring businesspeople hone their skills with the guidance of hip hop artists and moguls.
Before 1980, places in America with lower average incomes grew faster than their richer counterparts, so that incomes converged. Today, that’s no longer the case.
Just in case you have any questions about Tishaura Jones’s letter slamming the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s editorial board, CityLab has you covered.