From a waste-management perspective, the in-sink tool punches far above its weight.
Storms and rising waters threaten cities’ food, but some municipalities are taking steps to keep shelves stocked and bellies full.
Hyper-gentrification turned renegade Manhattan into plasticine playground. Can the city find its soul again?
How might climate change and new technology cause upheavals in our sensorial landscape?
The age-old strategy is “see a rat, kill a rat.” The new plan is to end an infestation before it ever begins.
When landscape architects attract flocks to urban centers, city dwellers are keen to look up.
We’ll be searching for the city’s lost soul with “Vanishing New York” blogger and author Jeremiah Moss.
The practice of cracking down on subway fare evaders has its roots in “broken windows”-style policing.
Author and filmmaker Vivek Bald is is highlighting the lost history of South Asian immigrants in America.
A concept for AV expressways promises to reduce travel times, but falls into an old trap of car-centric planning.
The average speed of traffic has been falling for years, and it’s having a ripple effect on the city’s transit network.
Some places are already taking action, but New York City is lagging behind. Here’s a blueprint for keeping local retail healthy.
On the outskirts of New York City, a new housing model aimed at Millennials asks: What is city living?
“We have time to respond. We must use it wisely.”
What better place for a giant statue of E. coli?
Readers (and riders) respond to a recent CityLab essay about who deserves to sit.
One former dog-walker has set out to map the city’s varying degrees of doggy density.
When grown-ups cow to the youngest passengers, we’re doing them a disservice.
A mural celebrating Jewish heritage anchored a wall on New York City's Lower East Side for 40 years, then disappeared overnight. Now, the original artists are looking to start over, and bringing newcomers along.
Watch New Yorkers swarm a Citi Bike station like mad ants while cars sit virtually idle across the street.