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 Cities Welcoming the Migrant Caravan

Also: Brazen redlining in Cleveland, and how one city kickstarted the ozone recovery.

CityLab Daily: The Case for Putting HQ2 in New York and D.C.

Also: Democrats won Texas’s last conservative city, and what Seattle wants from an octopus census.

CityLab Daily: On Ballot Initiatives, a Progressive Sweep

Also: California rejects rent control, and the strangest form of white flight.

CityLab Daily: In the Midterms, Watch for a Suburban Wave

Here’s what we’re tracking on Election Day.

CityLab Daily: California Transit Agencies Resist a Gas Tax Repeal

Also: Baby Boomers are thwarting Millennial homebuyers, and the companies making it easier to vote on Election Day.

CityLab Daily: Detroit’s Marvelous, Misbegotten People Mover

Also: Can voters end gerrymandering when politicians won’t? And the ultimate mid-century modernism road trip.

CityLab Daily: The Rise of the Urban Power Couple

Also: What is Mitch Landrieu running for? And autism-friendly apartments open in Phoenix.

CityLab Daily: When Trick-or-Treat Is Against the Law

Also: I survived Brooklyn’s “L Train Shutdown Nightmare,” and the talent dividend in urban and rural areas.

CityLab Daily: Has the Amazon HQ2 Housing Spike Started Already?

Also: Durham’s plan to “nudge” drivers out of cars, and Taipei’s mayor is a rapper now.

A map of the tunnels connecting to the U.S. Capitol Building.

Mapping the Many Tunnels Under Washington, D.C.

An interactive history of underground D.C. reveals the quirks of a city that was built by and for the federal government.

CityLab Daily: An Attack on Sanctuary

Also: What Alexa can do for city hall, and lessons from an “adulting” class.

CityLab Daily: The Long, Lethal History of Mail Bombs

Also: How to battle New York’s vacant storefronts, and look to cemeteries for affordable homes.

CityLab Daily: A Park to Withstand Any Storm

Also: Paris gets to keep its car ban, and cities are turning snails yellow.

CityLab Daily: When Punks Fight ‘Pharmafication’

Also: Trapped in ‘Uberland,’ and Toronto’s election brings more of the same.

CityLab Daily: Building Community Around the Soccer Field

Also: Wages are growing faster in rural areas, and the beautiful (but dangerous) sidewalks of Lisbon.

CityLab Daily: How Beverly Hills Fights a Metro Expansion

Also: Milwaukee’s plan for 10,000 affordable homes, and why global talent clusters around cities.

CityLab Daily: The Problem With ‘Humans of HUD’

Also: The neighborhoods buried in student debt, and the fight to integrate New York’s specialized schools.

CityLab Daily: In Silicon Valley, It’s NIMBYs vs. Teachers

Also: Paul Allen’s imprint on Seattle, and the value of New York’s experimental music scene.

CityLab Daily: The Dutch Can’t Save Us From Rising Seas

Also: The problem with anti-terror bollards, and a cautionary tale of saving Grand Central.

CityLab Daily: What's Behind North Korea’s Building Boom?

Also: America’s worsening geographic inequality, and why we need better ways to report crime statistics.