A study of 167 European cities lays out the positive effects—and limits—of investing in more cycling infrastructure.
The move is designed not only to reduce inconvenience to travelers, but also to reduce Democrats’ political leverage in the showdown on Capitol Hill.
The method has little environmental impact and uses existing infrastructure. So why isn’t it more popular?
A new report finds that federal disaster-mitigation grants produce an average of $6 in societal savings for every dollar spent.
Over industry objections, the city passed a new set of environmental regulations when residents complained about clouds of black petroleum-byproduct dust.
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.
Mudslides have closed US 101 above Los Angeles, so tourist boats are offering an ad-hoc ferry service between Ventura and Santa Barbara.
Baltimore addressed its trash problem in its Inner Harbor with a floating water wheel. But it got public buy-in by giving it a personality.
The plan is for 50 million new trees to repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.
Mayor Bill Peduto still has a June 1 tweet pinned to the top of his Twitter page: “As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement.” But how can the city deliver on that promise?
Want to keep cycling when it’s icy? Here are some practical tips.
Don’t get frozen in action when the cold snap hits, East Coast.
The post-Harvey city needs to get denser and more urban.
Spain’s capital makes a big push for better air quality.
Amazon made no mention of climate change in its HQ2 request for proposals, and most of the public city bids don’t address it, either.
This holiday season, groups in Michigan and the UK are asking for fewer jingle bells, more silent nights in public spaces.
As larger and more destructive wildfires become the new normal, cities will need to deal with the public health impacts.
A new study from the University of Southern California suggests a link between air pollution and adolescent delinquency.
A new study challenges some widely held assumptions about urban and suburban development.
Tacoma, Washington, found that giving homeless people access to running water improves their comfort, dignity, and health, while reducing local pollution.