D.C. offers an early look at how cities can take advantage of the data Uber makes available to them.
Three private bike-share companies are determined to shake up the streets of D.C. But what, exactly, are they trying to disrupt?
The age-old strategy is “see a rat, kill a rat.” The new plan is to end an infestation before it ever begins.
The bus company trying to bridge public transit with ride-hailing shuts down after failing to secure new investment.
Ticky-tacky penalties are no way to accomplish Vision Zero, especially if they won’t be enforced equitably.
America’s biggest, wealthiest cities aren’t succeeding at the expense of others, and breaking them up just doesn’t make sense.
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.
Visionary architect Arthur Cotton Moore’s latest idea: an affordable housing project built out of old Metro cars.
It’s time to retire an old metaphor that has no basis in D.C.’s history.
Ryan McCaskey, the chef and proprietor at Chicago’s Michelin-starred Acadia restaurant, was evacuated from Vietnam as a toddler. Here’s why he shut down his restaurant in support of immigrant workers.
Not more charter schools, says the author of a new UCLA Civil Rights Project report: School choice is only exacerbating the effects of the city’s extreme housing segregation.
Can “Planet Word”—an interactive museum of language—bring new life to a long-vacant historic D.C. building?
Could these face-lifts turn lackluster Rosslyn, with its impossible waterfront, into a place that people actually want to go?
The author Sarah Jaffe sheds light on why urban areas are hotspots for demonstrations.
Service workers will likely have fewer safe, affordable ways to get home after late shifts.
City-council members in the nation’s capital are preparing for a final vote on what could be the most expansive parental-leave law in the United States.
We’re trying something new, and we hope you’ll join us.
At one charter school in Washington, D.C., grown-ups work alongside children in an unusual two-generation model.
It took the city’s office of historic preservation more than 15 years to make, covers 127,000 buildings, and it’s still not quite finished.