A collaboration between the city and MIT’s Senseable City Lab, these sensor-equipped vehicles can detect gas leaks, potholes, and other urban hurdles across their paths.
The bus company trying to bridge public transit with ride-hailing shuts down after failing to secure new investment.
Radlab’s bright and compact new Modular Urban Vending carts in Boston put a new face on street vending.
Cities like Boston aren’t just rolling out the heavy-duty plow trucks. Analytic tools are helping them to make snow removal a smarter and more efficient process.
Contrary to technology’s image as an equalizer, digital service jobs in United States have clustered and concentrated in a select few metros.
A group of professors stockpiled a trove of handmade signs from the Women's March.
After the election, universities are positioning themselves as sources of information about immigration rights.
Damaging storms in the U.S. Northeast are likely to become “more frequent and more powerful.”
This start-up dispatches artists and activists to fill in for full-time instructors and teach kids new real-world skills.
A CityLab analysis finds that some charter schools disproportionately suspend and expel students, especially in black neighborhoods.
The Chinatown Atlas stitches together a digital portrait of the evolving neighborhood.
One of the hub’s best known pieces of technology may become an official city landmark after all.
The region’s motorists are more prone to screaming, honking, and throwing out rude gestures, according to a new survey.
With Jell-O shots representing fecal-coliform levels in the Boston Harbor, this edition of food visualizations is as strange as ever.
MBTA says the devices are included in rules prohibiting “articles of an inflammable or explosive nature.”
Two cartographers took years making a rude map for “our inner 12-year-olds.”
How amphibious war vehicles came to roam the streets of major cities worldwide.
Researcher Erica Walker wants to change the way cities think about their aural landscapes.