Just 16 percent of children who grow up in poverty manage to become economically successful adults. How do they do it?
Informal ridesharing is technically illegal, but it will likely endure—just as it has for a century.
The government recently announced that gas cars will be phased out by 2030.
The city organized a massive outreach campaign when it learned that low-income communities didn’t know about its free cooling stations.
Two Yale professors are using immersive technology to enable connections between communities of color in low-income neighborhoods across four U.S. cities.
In a country that really loves its trains, the latest wonder is about more than just a fancy trip.
Do stunning structures leave enough room for kids' imaginations?
The flexible, spacious school rooms of the 1960s and ‘70s often failed miserably. Why are some designers and educators trying to bring them back?
In Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities, members-only meetinghouses continue to occupy prime real estate.
In the face of development, some steadfast souls refuse to budge.
Years ago, housing experts predicted a housing crisis brought on by “the great senior sell-off.” But the seniors aren’t selling—yet.
In a recent book, the academic Vadim Rossman argues that it can be a smart move, under certain circumstances.
The graphic novel No Small Plans aims to empower the city’s youth through stories about their neighborhoods.
Groups are pushing for a memorial and park on the site of a brick factory where leased convicts died more than a century ago—but two companies own the land.
Vancouver leads North America in accessory dwelling units. To fight a shortage of affordable housing, some U.S. cities are following suit.
Why does school start so early? Blame 1970s planning.
The country ensures lunch is delicious, healthy, and part of the curriculum.
The world’s most petroleum-dependent country is building a city that will operate without revenue from it.