Also: The neighborhoods buried in student debt, and the fight to integrate New York’s specialized schools.
Also: Paul Allen’s imprint on Seattle, and the value of New York’s experimental music scene.
Also: The problem with anti-terror bollards, and a cautionary tale of saving Grand Central.
Also: America’s worsening geographic inequality, and why we need better ways to report crime statistics.
Also: Can we go electric before it’s too late? And how Manhattan became a rich ghost town.
Also today: Is transit doomed in the U.S.? Discuss. And Europe’s capitals keep getting richer and younger.
Two rival pundits face off over federal funding, the transit “death spiral,” and where all the riders have gone.
Also today: How America fails at communicating flood risks, and Paris is preparing for a warming world.
Also today: America is losing its edge for startups, and when neighborhood diversity means white anxiety.
Also today: How to fix badly planned American cities, and Gritty of brotherly love.
Introducing the CityLab Congressional Density Index.
Also: Here comes universal basic mobility, and what the minimum wage means for recidivism.
Also: World’s Fairs and the death of optimism, and what to do with London’s empty space.
Also: How to fix Bronx bus service, and detecting tsunamis before it’s too late.
Also: Robert Venturi made suburbia matter, and a bridge between tech and city hall.
Also: Why mayors are rallying around the Mississippi River, and the toxins of Camden, New Jersey.
Also: The man behind the scooter revolution, and the comeback of the mid-sized city.
Also: Say goodbye to Confederate Avenue, and some rural counties are seeing a job boom.
Also: The Obama Library after Rahm Emanuel, and a look into the Museum of Broken Windows.
Also: Central Park’s hungry creatures of the night, and where environmental justice is threatened in the Carolinas.
Also: Judged in the court of public support, and the global mass transit revolution.