Petitions and protests urge cities to stop offering tax incentives to Amazon HQ2. But who’s listening?
Too often, men. And money. But a team of OpenStreetMap users is working to draw new cartographic lines, making maps that more accurately—and equitably—reflect our space.
While supply varies by state, not one has enough housing for low-income renters.
Members of the National League of Cities are meeting in D.C. this week to make their case for more federal funding.
As LED streetlights proliferate, they come with the promise of more efficient smart city service. But they also raise new opportunities for surveillance.
Uber’s newest project allows doctors to call rides for their patients.
Austin just became the first city in Texas to pass an expansive paid sick leave policy, despite state preemption measures that bar them from passing other progressive workers’ rights bills.
CityLab tests your grasp of our virtual currency-filled future.
When technology meets the global refugee crisis, the lines between profit and philanthropy get blurry.
Sure, the bidding war for Amazon’s headquarters might hurt cities. But I couldn’t help but wonder: Would it also help me find a boyfriend?
The city of Berkeley is planning on developing its own cryptocurrency, to fill affordable housing funding gaps left by the federal government.
More than 65 million people are living in a state of displacement, the highest level in human history. Only a small fraction are successfully resettled into permanent homes. Is there a digital fix for this very human crisis?
A new campaign, “No Gay, No Way,” is fighting for Amazon to choose a more inclusive home for HQ2.
With 20 cities left competing for Amazon, cities are angling to offer more than ever for 50,000 jobs. Here’s your ultimate reference for every city.
It’s really not the avocado toast: Ballooning college debt is keeping Millennials from buying more houses.
In its second year, the Women’s March that dominated the nation's capital last January has decentralized, focusing on local issues in cities large and small.
The list skews toward larger cities and metropolitan areas along the Eastern corridor, stretching as far north as Toronto and as far south as Miami. And it looks like some of the economic incentives might be paying off.
The race to win Amazon’s second headquarters has reignited a conversation dating back to the late ‘90s: Should economic incentives be curbed by the federal government? Can they be?
Since the 1980s, the Mississippi city has officially celebrated “Great Americans Day,” not MLK Day. This year, that changes—and the backstory is more complex than it first appears.
The move to divest funds from fossil fuel interests in resistance to climate change has been slowly building. With New York City joining the effort, there's a new multi-billion-dollar signal.
Often ranked as one of the deadliest cities in America, Camden, New Jersey, ended 2017 with its lowest homicide rate since the 1980s.