Several years into a ten-year “Vision Zero” target, some cities that took on a radical safety challenge are seeing traffic fatalities go up.
Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative wants to bring a boost of color to the streets of America’s small and mid-size cities.
The renovated and expanded Museum of Modern Art looks to connect the museum to New York City while telling a fuller story about modernism.
The troubled coworking company is the largest office tenant in New York City. What happens to the city’s commercial real estate market if it goes under?
The bustling industry of immersive, Instagram-friendly experiences has put a new spin on the word museum.
As WeWork crashes and Uber bleeds cash, the consumer-tech gold rush may be coming to an end.
TransitCenter’s Steven Higashide has created a how-to guide to help city leaders and public transportation advocates save struggling bus systems.
As East Harlem waits for the Trump Administration to fund the Second Avenue subway, the Uptown GrandScale Mural Project is changing blight to beauty.
A New York-based design duo proposes a “forage beacon” that makes it clear when food—like fruit, nuts, and vegetables—is ripe and safe to eat in the city.
After a post-recession boomlet, the New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago areas are all seeing their population decline.
The traffic safety app Nexar’s new “Live Map” feature lets anyone peek in on near-real-time video footage of city streets.
America’s urban rebirth is missing something key—actual births.
If guidebooks aren’t your thing, check out these stories to learn about the cities you’re visiting next.
Stonewall’s anniversary has cops and LGBTQ activists revisiting their fraught history—and debating if police belong at celebrations of gay and trans rights.
Fifty years after Stonewall, Felipe Rose—“The Indian” from the Village People—remembers New York City’s Greenwich Village as the gay rights movement took hold.
How many squirrels live in New York City's Central Park? Finding the answer was surprisingly complicated.
Major dailies gave a megaphone to the police, while alternative outlets served as an important platform for those without a voice.
Three supertall New York City skyscrapers reveal just how creative lawyers can be in gaming the city’s zoning codes.
It’s now a fantasy-steeped hotel honoring the airport design of a bygone era, but the TWA Flight Center at New York’s JFK Airport was never quite real.
Travel from China to the U.S. fell for the first time in over a decade. That could mean money lost for big cities as well as smaller places near national parks.