Thanks to this free open-source mapping tool, you can digitally demolish your city’s loathed urban expressways and reveal what lies beneath.
There’s some assembly required for the Swedish company’s new commuter bicycle, Sladda. Can it handle the rigors of the American city?
Richard Schragger argues that urban areas will need to work together to flex their might in national politics.
You might know about Tesla vs. Edison. In cities, it was Edison vs. Westinghouse.
A San Francisco startup, Spin, debuted a station-free bike share in Austin. Is it the next big thing or are they just spinning their wheels?
Visionary architect Arthur Cotton Moore’s latest idea: an affordable housing project built out of old Metro cars.
Whatever happens to the Environmental Protection Agency, it has a clear legacy in cities.
Turning around abandoned urban spaces sometimes just takes a little imagination.
A new survey wants city dwellers on two wheels to add their two cents about cycling infrastructure and culture.
America hit peak car ownership in 2006. The numbers have been declining since—until recently.
Through large-scale demolition and clearance, American urban renewal waged a war on perceived waste—and created a new tide of it.
How about a single building?
To get the most collective benefits out of urban life, we might need more people to live in fewer (but bigger) cities.
Think maps of bicycle lanes are too complicated? This guy’s fixed it.
What kept Seattle’s Pronto! bike share program from thriving? Turns out it was several things.
WAMU, the D.C. area’s public radio station, has launched an interactive online game asking transit riders to commute in someone else’s shoes.
Trump staffers are reportedly building a budget proposal with major cuts to federal agencies and programs. These are the ones that could hit cities the hardest.
As Jane Jacobs preached, large-scale highways, parks, and big buildings can all divide communities, discouraging street life and sucking the life out of cities. Here’s how to spot (and fix) them.