Data analysts are trying to give community development advocates the tools they need to fight displacement and economic decline.
At Freshkills Park, where the city dumped 150 million tons of its garbage, human desires and nature’s needs are feeling their way to a new harmony.
Researchers are digging into heaps of discarded food to uncover clues about why we throw so much of it away—and how cities can cut the waste.
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In the country’s fastest-warming urban heat island, places of worship are banding together to cool down.
The world's most beautiful city has never been more threatened. But a passionate movement of locals is determined to keep it alive.
A new proposal hopes to repurpose USPS infrastructure to help fight food insecurity in L.A.
The famed “linear park” may be a runaway success, but it’s also a symbol of Manhattan’s rising inequality. Can its founder help other cities learn from its mistakes?
In five minutes, mRelief helps users learn whether they qualify, and how to claim benefits.
Tyrone Poole, the founder of NoAppFee.com, was homeless once. Now he’s demystifying the rental search, one application at a time.
Houston owes its police, fire, and city workers about $7.8 billion, and it doesn’t exactly have the cash on hand. Their hard-fought solution could serve as a model for the rest of Texas, and the nation.
A rise in the number and types of immigrant workers has benefits for high- and low-earning residents.
The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
In the Rust Belt, vacant urban land could be reused to help shield residents from the effects of a warming world.
Gran Vía should be car-free within three years.
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Why is Carmel, Indiana, planning to build as many as 40 more roundabouts on top of its existing 102?
Stickers with QR codes are just one innovation in a multi-pronged plan to serve the aging population.
Discarded Christmas trees will be transformed into plant food, biofuel, and carbon sinks—but that’s just the beginning.
It’s supposed to be a more affordable and flexible way to move people around. But in one of the world’s largest and most congested cities, BRT just made everything worse.