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: The Biggest Flaw in Trump's Homelessness Plan

Also: Why climate strike protesters targeted Amazon Go, and squirrels speak bird.

CityLab Daily: The Kids Are On Strike

Also: How to make bad bus signs better, and when to expect fall foliage across America.

CityLab Daily: Flood Victims Blame the City, Not the Climate

Also: Berlin’s take on a high-end smart city, and remembering the city boosters of the 19th century.

CityLab Daily: Where Trump Wants to Move Skid Row

Also: How socially integrated is your city? And when a transit agency becomes a suburban developer.

CityLab Daily: The City That Ride-Hailing Forgot

Also: The slow pace of home buyouts for flood victims, and angst grows in a changing Dublin.

CityLab Daily: Why Do City Dwellers Love to Hate Scooters?

Also: Nashville can’t quit country, and how Democrats conquered the city.

CityLab Daily: The Art of Cleaning Up City Hall

Also: The question presidential candidates don’t get asked, and why are U.S. homes so big?

CityLab Daily: Greening Without Gentrification

Also: Why Americans stopped volunteering, and a model mega-development rises in New York.

CityLab Daily: What’s Behind Trump’s Skid Row Crackdown?

Also: California just upended gig work, and a new realm for maps that lie.

CityLab Daily: From Dead Store to ‘Social Infrastructure’

Also: When concrete looks like crumpled paper, and a train station enrages Paris.

CityLab Daily: The Life-Saving Benefits of ‘Superblocks’

Also: Where job growth is outpacing new homes, and the simple pleasures of urban foraging.

CityLab Daily: Who’s Ready for the Electric Moped Moment?

Also: A solution for empty churches, and a tip for buying your first home.

A photo of Revel electric motor scooters

Who’s Ready for the Electric Moped Moment?

Revel’s rentable motor scooters offer a faster brand of of zero-emission shared urban mobility. But to ride safely, cyclists need to learn some new skills.

CityLab Daily: This Is What a Transportation Revolution Looks Like

Also: Does gentrification give children anxiety? And the best cities to live in based on salaries and cost of living.

CityLab Daily: Bringing Modernism Down to Earth

Also: What urban sprawl is doing to your commute, and the evolution of the school librarian.

CityLab Daily: The Changing Face of First-Time Homebuyers

Also: Service jobs as a pathway to the middle class, and closing the racial wealth gap might not be possible.

CityLab Daily: We Mapped ‘the Midwest’ for You, So Stop Arguing

Also: A town called Atlas keeps disappearing from Google Maps, and a pothole stunt for the ages.

CityLab Daily: The One Weird Rule That Explains Urban Sprawl

Also: Montreal’s “remarkable” chance to build a new neighborhood, and who’s ready for super-long flights?

CityLab Daily: The Unsettling Rise of the Urban Narc App

Also: Singaporeans really love their airport, and it’s time to reconsider the Great American Road Trip narrative.

What the Great American Road Trip Says (and Misses) About America

Traveling the open road is an American literary tradition. A history professor says the canon needs an update, especially to include women and people of color.