Also: Uber drivers want their data, and an artist brings hidden communities to light.
Also: The fastest growing U.S. cities aren’t what you think, and the lead problem extends well beyond Flint.
Also: How Amazon could transform the tiny house movement, and the case against paper straws.
Also: Vulnerable and unprepared for climate change, and the problem with Amazon’s cheap gas stunt.
Also: How France keeps English out of public life, and a city planner rethinks the public meeting.
Also: How the creative class affects rural areas, and the history of the “beach cruiser.”
In the 1970s, the signature fat-tired mobility mode of beach towns managed to turn vacationers into bicycle riders.
Also: The racist roots of Trump’s “public charge” policy, and the future of the city is thirsty.
Also: Cutting New Yorkers’ commute times in half, and the urbanization of music festivals.
Also: When a Trump donor owns stuff you love in cities, and the new underclass of urban servants.
Also: State preemption is getting worse, and the city the A-bomb missed.
Also: 50 years of chaos at the world’s most famous crosswalk, and Phoenix light rail is under attack.
U.S. cities are dropping urban speed limits in an effort to boost safety and lower crash rates. But the benefits of less-rapid urban mobility don’t end there.
Also: Where is “the Midwest” anyway? And how police respond to white vs. black suspects.
Also: Mapping America’s water insecurity, and a Depression-era mural’s very contemporary controversy.
Also: Mass shootings are destroying a sense of public space, and how much traffic do Uber and Lyft cause?
Also: Making air travel obsolete, and Seattle puts a snazzy spin on electrical substations.
Also: Gentrification didn’t displace NYC’s most vulnerable children, and a “storefront tracker” tries to address vacancy.
Also: Why Jakarta doesn’t walk, and real-time traffic control spooks mobility experts.
Also: In Trump vs. Baltimore, no one is winning, and “toxic fallout” from the Notre Dame fire.