A universal basic income experiment in Stockton, California, is nearly halfway over. How has $500 a month affected the lives of 125 residents?
The dockless mobility company will encourage its battery-charging gig workers in D.C. and Maryland to convert to renewable energy.
Complaints about San Francisco homelessness have risen, but even if callers simply want to help, shortages means citations are given more often than support.
In some cities, a skyline full of construction equipment has become synonymous with change and displacement. But there are things cranes can’t tell you.
The sites that get the most public votes will win a total of $2 million from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express.
Legislators approved a bill that would reclassify Uber and Lyft drivers as employees, but the debate over gig worker rights is only beginning.
President Trump reportedly ordered officials to wade into the homeless crisis in Los Angeles. But local leaders are wary of federal involvement.
Democrats in Albany have introduced and are drafting various bills that seek to regulate economic development incentives.
Coastal metros are building more multi-family units than in the past, but it's still not enough. Meanwhile, in some Sun Belt metros, new building outpaces jobs.
Supported by private philanthropy, the Workers Strength Fund is giving 500 gig workers in four cities $1,000 in no-strings-attached cash.
It’s getting easier for city residents to use technology that can report bad drivers who block bike lanes. Welcome to the self-surveillance era of traffic safety.
Restore Oakland provides a home for nonprofits that seek to resolve conflict, reduce incarceration, and empower low-income people.
The rash of wildfires now consuming the Amazon rainforest can be blamed on a host of human factors, from climate change to deforestation to Brazilian politics.
Uber drivers in Europe and the U.S. are fighting for access to their personal data. Whoever wins the lawsuit could get to reframe the terms of the gig economy.
In California and other states, transgender and non-binary people are more likely to be unsheltered than any other unhoused population.
Warren Logan, a Bay Area transportation planner, has new ideas about how to truly engage diverse communities in city planning. Hint: It starts with listening.
The Trump administration announced changes to the “public charge” rule that will prevent immigrants who access government services from staying in the U.S.