Andrew Small

Andrew Small

Andrew Small is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C., and author of the CityLab Daily newsletter (subscribe here). He was previously an editorial fellow at CityLab.

CityLab Daily: Could Public Banks Help Fund Affordable Housing?

Also: We were promised moon cities, and the future of the city is childless.

CityLab Daily: The Hidden Winners in Neighborhood Gentrification

Also: Let’s talk about zoo design, and the last vape shops in San Francisco.

CityLab Daily: Lessons From a Disaster That Wasn’t

Also: Scooter companies get serious about safety, and three skill sets that explain U.S. economic geography.

CityLab Daily: Where the Creative Class Is Growing

Also: An ancient city gets a splashy new waterfront, and what affordable housing looks like in Shanghai.

CityLab Daily: When Cheap Parking Loses Its Charm

Also: Debunking the bystander effect, and the architecture of adult entertainment.

CityLab Daily: How Americans Use Air Conditioning

Also: It’s time to stop copying the High Line, and the FCC’s confusing attempt to change a local law.

CityLab Daily: Micro-Mapping a City’s Density

Also: Where the creative class is growing, and when “big plans” could change the world.

CityLab Daily: Can This Factory Produce a Cheaper Apartment?

Also: A presidential candidate wants to save malls, and Frank Lloyd Wright buildings get World Heritage status.

CityLab Daily: How to Survive a Tourist Boom

Also: When did Spain’s high-speed rail get so good? And how Utrecht became a cycling paradise.

CityLab Daily: Hitting the Road

Also: America’s best guerrilla bus stop benches, and the gig economy’s storage hustle.

CityLab Daily: When Single-Family Zoning Is Banned

Also: Cities ask the EU to help rein in Airbnb, and the Bradford pear tree can’t be tamed.

CityLab Daily: A Whole City Moves at Once

Also: The problem with renting a scooter by the month, and fixing the gender imbalance in NYC’s monuments.

CityLab Daily: Do Police Have a Place at Pride?

Also: What’s holding electric buses back, and a look inside the job of San Francisco’s ‘night minister.’

CityLab Daily: SCOTUS Rules on Gerrymandering, Punts on Census

Also: What should a “smart city” look like, and can park design deter crime?

CityLab Daily: The Problem With ‘Most Livable’ Cities

Also: Don’t call it a YIMBY plan, and why Seattle is opening clean-air shelters.

CityLab Daily: Can Waze Convince Commuters to Carpool Again?

Also: Inside the master plan for Sidewalk Labs’s big smart city, and where Americans really come together.

a photo of commuters on Oakland's Bay Bridge.

Can Waze Convince Commuters to Carpool Again?

Google’s wayfinding company wants to help drivers and riders find each other on its navigation app—and ease traffic congestion along the way.

CityLab Daily: America’s Worst ‘Highway Boondoggles’

Also: The quest for quiet in New York City, and the Squirrel Census results are here.

CityLab Daily: Can Historic Preservation Cool Down a Hot Neighborhood?

Also: Where job density is increasing, and how birds and bees survive in the city.

CityLab Daily: The Minimum Wage Can’t Pay for a Two-Bedroom Apartment

Also: Mapping LGBTQ outdoors groups, and luxury gyms want to be your hangout space and office.