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.
Bird, Lime, and other shared micromobility services are disrupting the legal landscape, too.
To administer the Green New Deal, combine Interior, Energy, Housing & Urban Development, and Transportation to create a new Department of Cities and Regions.
Fear of Missing Out does not make good transportation policy. Sometimes a new bus shelter is a better investment than flashy new technology.
It’s wrong to exclude safe uses of housing because of who belongs to a household. Like family law, zoning ordinances should prioritize functional families.
Fifty years ago, a Scottish landscape architect revolutionized how designers and planners think about ecology. His legacy matters now more than ever.
Building more high-end apartments doesn’t sound like a quick fix for the affordable housing crisis. But maybe you just have to look harder.
The World Cup is kicking off in France, yet cities are unlikely to see an economic bump. But if the French women win, their compatriots get a happiness boost.
His expansion of welfare benefits has won him votes from rural citizens—but if he wants to build a “new India,” he must focus on cities.
Shrinking cities can have their drinking water sit in pipes longer than desired, leading to high levels of metals, bacterial growth, and other problems.
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.