The high schoolers who rallied against gun violence in Washington, D.C., had a very explicit message for lawmakers.
There’s more than one way for neighborhoods to respond to two-way street conversions, new research suggests.
Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.
In every kind of American community, data shows.
When a design student launched an interactive project to map LGBTQ spaces in Montreal, it went viral. Then it went dark.
An artist riffs on WPA posters to imagine how the country’s defining landscapes will look once climate change has taken its toll.
The city’s former health department director is making a historic run for governor—at age 33. And he’s got ideas about why Amazon just spurned the Motor City.
Native Detroiters Lauren Hood and Adriel Thornton offer an insider’s view on visiting Motor City.
High drama at City Hall—involving race, tech money, and politics—lays bare the city’s simmering tensions.
For boosters and residents in the many cities left behind in the HQ2 sweepstakes, it was a day of sadness, anger, regret, and tweeting.
Immigration officials said purpose of their raids on 7-Elevens was to target employers. The evidence suggests otherwise.
The method has little environmental impact and uses existing infrastructure. So why isn’t it more popular?
Mudslides have closed US 101 above Los Angeles, so tourist boats are offering an ad-hoc ferry service between Ventura and Santa Barbara.
Baltimore addressed its trash problem in its Inner Harbor with a floating water wheel. But it got public buy-in by giving it a personality.
Fitness has become far more than just a New Year’s resolution in many American cities. Once rife with grit and nightlife, many urban neighborhoods now embrace fitness as a lifestyle.
It was the “year of the trans candidate” in the U.S., and generally a victorious year for LGBTQ politicians in city and state elections. But we are a long way away from proportional representation.
“I think it’s important for these writers to say, ‘Look, your creativity, your writing, your research, your journalism, matters just as much in Pittsburgh as it does in New York and D.C.”
A detailed map of U.S. wildfires since 1980 reveals the growing role of human causes.
Many Obama-era policies are keeping numbers low in smaller cities. But the new data comes in the wake of a GOP budget that does little to bolster affordable housing.
The most serious effects of the House and Senate proposals would unfold over years for urban citizens.
San Francisco's new monument to "comfort women" has Osaka, Japan, threatening to end a decades-long relationship.