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.
In his tweets targeting Congressman Elijah Cummings, the president attacked a city that’s already suffering. We can try to ignore him, or try to fight back.
In slamming Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings’s 7th District as “rodent infested,” Trump borrows from the rhetoric that first segregated the city.
The closing of The Vindicator, Youngstown’s daily paper, means that this long-suffering Ohio city won’t have the ability to shape its own narrative.
Hurricane Barry largely spared New Orleans, but it underscored that climate change brings complex impacts and hard choices.
At a daycare in a gentrifying Brooklyn area, is the entrance of racially diverse, middle-class families income integration, or more akin to colonization?
The automobile took over because the legal system helped squeeze out the alternatives.
Exploring density by the square kilometer reveals as much variation within cities as between them—and shows that raw statistics can be deceptive.
In rapidly gentrifying areas of Queens and Brooklyn, the new population is spurring a gradual desegregation of some New York City public schools.