Local officials from across the U.S. are gathering to discuss ways to address the affordable housing crisis but, they say the federal government must do more.
Why did Lyft block users of a third-party app from accessing New York’s Citi Bike? It’s the start of what could be a fundamental showdown over mobility choice.
A wave of traffic safety activism in the 1970s helped reshape Dutch streets. But the U.S. had its own anti-car movement earlier, led largely by women.
Can left-behind Rust Belt cities in the U.S. catch up to booming tech hubs without magnifying local economic disparities? So far, the evidence is mixed.
If you see how cars, streetcars, bikes, and pedestrians use this Swiss street, you can better understand what’s wrong with so many other urban thoroughfares.
Will developers start to copy the look of urban squatter and protest communities? London’s Nomadic Community Gardens suggests they might.
Cities that require builders to provide off-street parking trigger more traffic, sprawl, and housing unaffordability. But we can break the vicious cycle.
Activists in Florida shut down the nation’s largest detention center for children with migration complications. The Trump administration wants to reopen it.
Electric scooters draw a lot of hate, but if supported well by cities, they have the potential to provide a widespread and beneficial mode of transportation.
Affordable housing is an urgent crisis, and 11 candidates have presented plans for solving it. But you wouldn’t know this by watching the TV debates.
Instead of battling it out, cities and private mobility companies have an opportunity to work together and lay the foundation for a multimodal future.
As a global climate crisis deepens, even professional travelers should cut back on their air miles.
Urban traffic congestion is growing dramatically, according to a new report. So why aren’t drivers taking longer to get to work?
The relationship between the writer and her food merchants is a familial one extending through generations, and beyond the hunt for that one perfect taco.
Indianapolis is set to unveil a potentially transformative all-electric bus rapid transit line, along with a host of major public transportation upgrades.
Could the e-commerce giant help turn small-home living from a niche fad into a national housing solution?
Square co-founder Jack Dorsey is expanding the company’s presence in St. Louis and demolishing vacant buildings on the city’s north side.
The late novelist was born a few miles from me in Lorain, in a small-town Ohio she called “neither plantation nor ghetto.” But much has changed.
Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House and Cherríe Moraga’s Native Country of the Heart reveal the oft-overlooked daily life that fuels two storied cities.
Flint, Michigan, offered a devastating lesson in how state takeover of a city can fail. Agency control—“de-municipalization”—is a better idea.
Different U.S. cities have their own versions of the housing affordability problem. It’s time for them to share solutions.