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: An Uber Battle Becomes a Street Fight

Also: How I. M. Pei and Boston made each other, and flying cars are real.

CityLab Daily: How I. M. Pei Shaped the Modern City

Also: The history of New York City’s playgrounds, and can there be a “Fairbnb?”

CityLab Daily: America’s First Greenbelt May Be in Jeopardy

Also: Can Dallas learn to love bikes? And comparing two mayors who want to be president.

CityLab Daily: Communities Are Fighting 5G, Permit by Permit

Also: How a city’s beauty affects economic growth, and visions of life after steel.

CityLab Daily: A Call for Cities to ‘Design Against Extinction’

Also: The “Airbnb of cars” gets heat from the rental car industry, and new ideas for Paris’s outdated infrastructure.

CityLab Daily: Jeff Bezos Dreams of a 1970s Future

Also: A new HUD rule could evict 55,000 children, and what it takes for parents to live car-free.

CityLab Daily: A Bike Trail From Sea to Shining Sea

Also: What to know about Uber’s IPO, and Waymo doesn’t mind being boring.

a photo of bike riders on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail in Iowa

What Will It Take to Finish This Bike Trail Across the U.S.?

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has announced a planned route for a coast-to-coast bike and walking path from Washington, D.C. to Washington State.

CityLab Daily: Denver Claims Another Milestone on Drug Policy

Also: Cities can’t build their way out of inequality, and unpacking Bill de Blasio’s SUV habit.

CityLab Daily: Uber and Lyft’s Drivers Are On Strike

Also: The woman who invented the modern kitchen, and long school commutes are terrible for kids.

CityLab Daily: Tenants Fight Back Against Facial Recognition

Also: Concrete strategies for environmental justice, and what will it take to cool Vancouver’s rental market?

CityLab Daily: A Mayor’s Obsession With the City’s Image

Also: Why Indonesia wants to move its capital city, and Denver votes on magic mushrooms.

CityLab Daily: One Way to Make Scooters Less Dangerous

Also: Infrastructure Week isn’t a joke anymore, and the geography of brain drain in America.

CityLab Daily: The Housing Market Exacerbates Inequality

Also: Denver’s new train is finally here, and everything is a subscription now.

CityLab Daily: A Most Ambitious Pro-Pedestrian Makeover

Also: L.A.’s one-stop shop for backyard homes, and what if air conditioning could help stop climate change?

CityLab Daily: ‘Uber Was Supposed To Be Our Public Transit’

Also today: In Switzerland, everyone’s an urban planner. And the right way to regulate electric scooters.

CityLab Daily: Alternative Homeownership, Explained

Also: How one woman stopped an oil-by-rail terminal, and tissue-box replicas of demolished buildings.

CityLab Daily: The Startups Born of Flint’s Water Crisis

Also: When new aquariums struggle, and could semantics stop a Texas bullet train?

CityLab Daily: Why Local Politics Are Less Polarized

Also: A French theme park doesn’t sugarcoat climate change, and what’s behind the blocked streets of St. Louis?

CityLab Daily: What the Supreme Court Said About the Citizenship Question

Also: How the bicycle’s ancestor relates to climate resilience, and who gets ‘Green New Deal’ jobs?