The flying cars that we’ve been dreaming about for decades are not here yet, and we already have very unreasonable expectations.
Decades before Prohibition, the unlicensed saloons of Pittsburgh flouted state liquor laws, fomented social movements, and started a national trend.
The features of urban decay can have a powerful effect on the overall wellness of a community. But these health impacts are often left relatively unexamined.
An amateur cartographer at Washington State University took on the huge task of gathering precinct voting data.
Small business loans backed by the federal government helped the Golden Arches and its rivals conquer the city.
The decline of manufacturing in the Rust Belt is more recent than we think, and jobs are slowly returning. But the region desperately needs a youth revival to balance national population trends.
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?