Millions of Americans lack high-speed internet at home and have to rely on smartphones to connect. The MobileOnly Challenge asks more people to understand how limiting that can be.
In 1968, one retired colonel warned that urban insurrections could produce “scenes of destruction approaching those of Stalingrad.”
In an effort to improve outcomes for kids, education wonks are making life harder for workers who rely on daycare employment.
Patrick Sharkey, author of Uneasy Peace, talks to CityLab about how the drop in crime has transformed American cities.
Revoking immigration protections on L.A.’s TPS holders could have a dramatic impact on the city’s workforce, communities, and neighborhoods.
Washington, D.C., has the largest number of Salvadorans who face an imminent fear of deportation from Donald Trump’s new immigration policy. But long before Trump’s announcement, other forces were driving them out of the city.
Dense, well-educated, immigrant-friendly cities boost longevity—especially for the low-income.
Washington, D.C., is home to a huge concentration of reporters. Why do they miss the stories happening in their own city?
President Donald Trump has soured on public-private partnerships to achieve his infrastructure plan. But in his own backyard, the city is doubling down on collaborations that defy the typical stereotypes.
After a long fight between tenants and management, John Schmidt is waiting for U.S. Marshals to drag him out of Shoreline apartments, a Brutalist project designed by Paul Rudolph.
"Packing" and "cracking" voters boosted the GOP and muted urban voices. Now federal judges have struck down the latest redistricting plan.
Portraits of the slain civil rights leader captured over time give us a view of history from neighborhoods that often go unrecorded.
With a recent policy change from Jeff Sessions, localities may again be more vulnerable to federal crackdowns. But some of the pioneers of pot legalization have been through this before.
"The city is the black man's land," reads one capsule in an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Its curator explains why design is a critical part of the post-1968 urban and suburban landscape—and the museum itself.
Senator Cory Booker’s bill to legalize marijuana is pretty ambitious, but not ambitious enough, says Harvard Law Review.
Findings from a new study indicate that “black-sounding” names are less likely to get a reply from public service providers.
In some districts, efforts to curb suspensions result in rushed solutions and even a loss of teachers.
Often ranked as one of the deadliest cities in America, Camden, New Jersey, ended 2017 with its lowest homicide rate since the 1980s.
Repurposed shipping containers and semi-trailers are finding a new life—as jails.
A new report details strategies and lessons from the U.K.
A "smart city" in Toronto might be a smart real-estate play for Sidewalk Labs. And for the public?