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: Houston’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Bet to Survive the Next Hurricane

Also: Is the fight for fair housing over? And which cities give you the most bang for your buck?

CityLab Daily: ‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback

Also: Chasing the only electric Citi Bike in Manhattan, and Aretha Franklin’s Memphis home could be the new Graceland.

CityLab Daily: All the Lonely People

Also: The geography of urban violence, and the health-care consequences if “digital redlining.”

CityLab Daily: Embracing the E-Bike

Also: Remembering a bipartisan push against exclusionary zoning, and the homelessness problem we don’t talk about.

CityLab Daily: Sidewalks Are a Dumping Ground for Bad Urban Policy

Also: How one kid stopped the contamination of a river, and righting the wrongs of HQ2.

Can Minnesota Get Dockless Bikesharing to Play Nice?

The Twin Cities’ docked system has a proposal to go dockless—without the chaos and sidewalk clutter.

CityLab Daily: The Rising Toll of the Drug Epidemic

Also: The cities where you get the most bang for your buck, and what’s the deal with giant games in parks and plazas?

CityLab Daily: Where’s the Transit Money?

Also: What brought down the bridge in Genoa? And Ben Carson is a YIMBY now.

CityLab Daily: Scooters on Strike

Also: The Bronx: Don’t call it a comeback, and the science behind biking’s most-feared crash.

CityLab Daily: How D.C. Drowned Out the White Nationalists

Also: Is this America’s nicest bus station? And five designs that help kids navigate cities.

CityLab Daily: The Politics of Transporting White Supremacists

Also: Why Philly is on the federal government’s shaming list, and the Olmsted papers you didn’t know you needed.

CityLab Daily: New York City Just Changed the Uber Game

Also: How to build a Rust Belt art boom, and the Postal Service eyes a new demographic.

Ghost Bikes, Infrastructure of Grief

Part memorial, part protest symbol, these all-white bicycles mark the places where cyclists have been killed by cars.

CityLab Daily: Look to the Suburbs

Also: More cities want “democracy vouchers,” and why this housing spike is different.

CityLab Daily: Stopping White Supremacists From Taking Over an American City Again

Also: A shakeout for dockless bikesharing, and the global tourism backlash.

Ofo Beats a Retreat From the Dockless Bikesharing Battle

Blaming regulations, the China-based company pulls back from the U.S. market.

CityLab Daily: The Case for Rooms

Also today: It’s electric moped time, and the economic toll of New York’s inaccessible subway.

CityLab Daily: Room to Grow

Also: Where Uber and transit go hand in hand, and the startup economy’s winners and losers.

CityLab Daily: Forgoing the Extra Mile

Also: Making a “safe” city safer for women, and can philanthropy save a city?

CityLab Daily: ‘We Can't Get Out of This Area That Is Killing Us’

Also: When paying high rent is “saving” for the future, and the case for renaming Austin.