In cities globally, street vendors are an essential source of food and provide critical income to women but recent crackdowns are threatening this lifestyle.
Boston was where I. M. Pei produced work that would come to define the city and cement his own reputation as one of the world’s most evocative architects.
If the California legislature passes AB 1112, cities can’t require companies like Bird, Lime, and Jump to limit numbers, meet equity goals, or fully share data.
Smart cities are efficient, but tech can’t account for human emotion. In the Mission District of San Francisco, officials are learning to bridge the gap.
If the sci-fi space cities of Bezos’s Blue Origin look familiar, it’s because they’re derived from the work of his college professor, the late physicist Gerard O’Neill.
As cities like New York move ahead with plans to charge motorists to enter certain urban areas, we need to think about the best ways to manage road tolling.
Since the Great Recession, most of the nation's rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people.
A Muslim-American former state department officer analyzes a new poll and finds fertile ground for officials to engage faith groups before tragedy strikes.
As dockless shared-mobility devices spread nationwide, so do the risks of accident and injury. Here’s why more federal safety oversight is needed.
Given the affordable housing crisis, California cities should encourage single-family homeowners to convert garages into apartments and accessory dwelling units.
Again and again, federal efforts to promote integration have been whittled down almost to nothing.
Like the Cubans who came in the Mariel boatlift, most immigrants aren’t criminals. The Trump proposal to let them into U.S. cities shows he knows that.
Cities are challenging their invisibility in global governance structures, like the United Nations, by forging new alliances to influence international policy.
The town next to the George Washington Bridge is fed—and cursed—by cars and trucks flowing to New York City. But there’s more to Fort Lee than traffic.
Why doesn’t the United States have a national system for transit payment? In some countries, a single travel card works to ride any train, bus, subway or tram.
At a cafe in Los Angeles a transplant finds a new home, one that gives her the strength and support to “lay down her swords.”
A Manhattan Institute report offers strategies to revitalize such struggling cities as Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Pittsfield, Massachusetts; and Youngstown, Ohio.
Cities like Pittsburgh can’t herald inclusive innovation without stepping up to protect black lives like Antwon Rose’s from police.
In the cities of Northern Europe, social democracy has a sophisticated playbook that balances public and private interests.
The fall of urban violence since the 1990s was a public health breakthrough, as NYU sociologist Patrick Sharkey says in his book Uneasy Peace. But we must go further.
Cities have a key role to play in confronting climate change, and it starts with shared mobility—and taking back the streets from the private car.