Kids repeatedly exposed to violence, homelessness, and addiction are more likely to carry the long-term effects into adulthood. A new report breaks down the geographic and racial distribution of this trauma.
University of Manchester researchers argue that the movement to make cities more livable for older residents must expand its work on inequality.
To catch the eyes of city officials, St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood is launching a small area plan in cartoon form.
A billion kids are now growing up in urban areas. But not all cities are planned with their needs in mind.
Can a grassroots movement succeed where policy has failed?
A new book argues that the U.S. is about to see more accessory dwelling units and guides homeowners on how to design and build them.
In a region of crazily ambitious megacities, this Persian Gulf urban project may be more viable.
This week’s cold snap revealed the sorry state of infrastructure in many urban schools on the East Coast. But there’s no quick fix.
A Tokyo bus company helps out riders who accidentally find themselves stranded at the end of the line in the middle of the night.
One critical corridor might be incorporated into Greater Jerusalem, which could have a major impact on the region's stability.
A Minneapolis clinic brought artists to its front lawn to give patients a different first impression of going to the doctor.
In Tokyo, new technology matches expectant mothers looking for a seat with passengers willing to give theirs up.
As bias incidents at American schools surge, one Maryland high school requires all freshmen to take a new course designed to encourage open minds and civil dialogue.
A new NAACP Legal Defense Fund report outlines three strategies to offset the effects of implicit bias.
A new study suggests that stress experienced early in life damages the ability to assess risk, creating young adults with poor decision-making skills.
The city has lacked regulated public transportation since its civil war.
A new Urban Institute report argues that the states surrounding the Great Lakes can make an economic comeback—if they invest in their young people.
These intricate, curious maps were supposed to be destroyed. The ones that remain reveal a fascinating portrait of how the U.S.S.R. monitored the world.
The company WeWork will launch a school that teaches young children to be entrepreneurs.
A group is arguing for the adaptive reuse of 19th-century mental hospitals.
Voters in U.S. cities will weigh in on drugs, partying, renting, and rooftop gardening. Their decisions could have national implications.