Here’s why Oregon officials claim that widening Interstate 5 will actually reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The country’s most expensive rental market grapples with high rents, homelessness, and the politics of Bay Area tenant activism.
It sounds obvious. But it requires changing the way we build.
As poverty and hunger spread, charities must figure out how to serve dispersed pockets of need.
The 19th-century craze for “taking the waters” produced hundreds of spa towns across America. Many fell on hard times. Now some are looking to revive.
A project by the Swiss city captures the diversity of its residents in beautiful, candid photos.
Contrary to stereotypes, seniors are a natural fit for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.
From the Atlanta suburbs to Palm Springs, golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) are increasingly found off the links.
Gill Holland pulled off a stunning success in Louisville's East Market area. Now he wants to do it again, across town in Portland.
Denver's Urban Land Conservancy aims to put transit-oriented development to work for the greater good.
Matt Petersen is L.A.'s first chief sustainability officer, charged with drafting an ambitious plan for a city grappling with drought.
Millennials and older Americans agree on city accessibility, and the lobbying powerhouse of the AARP is emerging as a key advocate.
Scott Kratz had a successful career in museum education until he stumbled upon a new calling: building an ambitious, elevated park over the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.
The country's first institute of adaptation science will help Norfolk, Virginia, deal with its steadily rising waters.
Since 1997, the Center for Urban Pedagogy has used graphic design to explain byzantine local policies and processes to New Yorkers.
For nearly two decades, Stacy Mitchell has tried to level a playing field she sees as tilted toward big retail.
Navigation apps are transforming the way we experience urban environments, for better and for worse.
Can new train service between Miami and Orlando be a model for the rest of the country?
In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.
Valentine's Day at the New York City Transit Museum's missed connections party.
An elegy for the paper symbol of the mechanical age.