No, the D.C. Streetcar isn’t scrapping its fleet and shutting down. But there’s a reason why so many critics of the system thought it was.
While the world focuses on the battle for Amazon HQ2, the other tech giants are consolidating their own urban fiefdoms.
The largest study of its kind ever conducted reveals just how how costly the scourge of traffic is in the world’s greatest cities.
High drama at City Hall—involving race, tech money, and politics—lays bare the city’s simmering tensions.
For boosters and residents in the many cities left behind in the HQ2 sweepstakes, it was a day of sadness, anger, regret, and tweeting.
A new report finds that federal disaster-mitigation grants produce an average of $6 in societal savings for every dollar spent.
January 1 has historically been a deadly day for pedestrians and car crashes. Here are some of the many programs intended to mitigate the New Year’s Eve risk.
Since 2007, utilitarian safety videos have steadily been replaced by self-parodying, pop culture riffs. Here’s how it happened.
On paper, Canada’s National Housing Strategy is a historic victory for housing activists, but many questions remain about how it will be applied in practice.
The most serious effects of the House and Senate proposals would unfold over years for urban citizens.
While its shuttered department stores cause headaches around the U.S., Sears’s massive 1920s warehouses represent a triumph of post-industrial urbanism.
A new Google campus in San Jose will be a chance for the tech giant to pioneer a more equitable form of urban development—and regain public goodwill.
Illinois politicians agree that Chicago’s Thompson Center should be replaced. Architects and preservationists beg to differ, and a new documentary presents their case.
Long neglected in transportation planning, popular jogging and biking routes are getting more attention thanks to new data collected by Strava.
In a popular bar area, the District wants to see what happens when it removes parking spaces to make room for ride-hailing services.
The development is the company's first foray into what it has described as "rebuilding cities from the Internet up.”
The new ABC comedy about a rapper turned mayor flips the mirror back on coastal America in the Trump era.
The new Netflix show depicts New York City's problems in their most extreme, playfully modeling how the city shouldn’t be.
The federal government spends $7.6 billion a year paying people to drive to work, and it’s making traffic and pollution worse. Here’s how some cities are fighting back.
One tiny DIY parklet became a model for reclaiming streets around the world.