Also: Revisiting the new urban crisis, and the amazing psychology of Japanese train stations.
Also: The cities Americans move to—and from—for work, and what is loitering, really?
Also: The jobs getting priced out of superstar cities, and America’s fastest-growing metro region has a water problem.
It’s time to think less about commuting and more about making all those other common everyday trips safer.
Also: Awful commuting unites us all, and the playful brilliance of Will Alsop.
Also: What’s really behind economic mobility, and the problem with opportunity zones.
Also: Why do so many young adults live with their parents? And the problem with the cool city.
Also today: Boston wants people to build tiny houses in their yards, and Chicago’s South Side gets dockless bikeshare.
Also today: What affordable housing already looks like, and inside the secret cities that created the atomic bomb.
Also: Should Cynthia Nixon apologize? And five breakthroughs that could make you love the bus.
A pilot program on the South Side aims to expand beyond the reach of the city’s docked system. But will lock-to requirements and other regulations allow for enough bikes to be useful?
Also: How to kill a bike lane, and college grads drive up urban rents.
Also: China’s electric bus revolution, and a big-box store becomes a high school.
Also: California’s housing hell, and the case for D.C.’s flat skyline.
Also: What Arizona teachers are still fighting for, and Mexico City’s wild new airport.
Also: Amazon chafes at Seattle’s tax plan, and the great housing reset.
Also: The rise of the rural creative class, and Kanye wants to develop cities.
Also: Oakland’s mayor won’t back down, and Uber and Lyft could do a lot more for the planet.
Also: Trees save megacities tons of money, and experimenting to tackle the opioid crisis.
Also: The libertarian dream of a floating city, and street grids may make cities hotter.