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Mosaics of silver-colored dogs line the walls of a New York subway station.

The New Stars of a NYC Subway Station: Very Good Doggos

Artist William Wegman’s famous Weimaraners are now immortalized in mosaics in the New York subway.

Apple's planned new campus in Austin, Texas.

Why Apple Bet on Austin’s Suburbs for Its Next Big Expansion

By adding thousands more jobs outside the Texas capital, Apple has followed a tech expansion playbook that may just exacerbate economic inequality.

A woman driving a ride-hailing vehicle.

The Policy That Will Make the Uber/Lyft IPO Pay Off

Congestion pricing is gaining ground in New York City and Los Angeles. That could help turn around ride-hailing’s losses.

CityLab Daily: So You Want to Be a Night Mayor

Also: Why is it legal for landlords to refuse Section 8 renters? And the case for teaching architecture in school.

A man uses his mobile phone at night near food stalls at a festival in New York.

So You Want to Be a ‘Night Mayor’

As U.S. cities hire nightlife officials, we talked to people on the job about what they really do—and why you shouldn’t call them “night mayors” at all.

Montreal skyline from top of Mount Royal on a fall afternoon

Reading Between The Lines of Montreal’s ‘Cheap’ Rents

Compared to Toronto and Vancouver, Montreal’s real estate market looks enviable—but its rents are shaped by factors other cities can’t replicate.

A photo of Andrew Field, the owner of Rockaway Taco, looking out from his store in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.

Tacos and Transit: Rate Your City

From taco-rich San Diego to the tortilla wastelands of Boston, we asked you to grade U.S. cities on two critical metrics: Mexican food and public transportation.

A photo of a man sitting on a bench in East Baltimore.

Why Is It Legal for Landlords to Refuse Section 8 Renters?

San Jose and Baltimore are considering bills to prevent landlords from rejecting tenants based on whether they are receiving federal housing aid. Why is that necessary?

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York

How Urban Core Amenities Drive Gentrification and Increase Inequality

A new study finds that as the rich move back to superstar cities' urban cores to gain access to unique amenities they drive low-income people out.

Young students walking towards a  modern wood building surrounded by snow and trees

Norway’s Energy-Positive Building Spree Is Here

Oslo’s Powerhouse collective wants buildings that make better cities in the face of climate change.

CityLab Daily: Apple Gets Bigger in Texas

Also: New York City’s self-induced transportation crisis, and the “Dutch reach” comes to driver’s ed.

A photo of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May.

Britain Must Now Contemplate a Grim Selection of Brexit Options

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament, but the stakes in Britain’s Brexit dilemma have only gone up.

Why Communities Across America Are Pushing to Close Waste Incinerators

They can be a threat to public health, and a poor solution to larger environmental problems.

A photo of a person looking at train information on the split-flap sign at 30th Street Station in 2009.

Philly Won't Give Up Its Amtrak Flip Board Without a Fight

Amtrak’s 30th Street Station was slated to lose its iconic “split-flap” display. But Philadelphians had other ideas.

A photo of a bicycle in a bike lane.

The Life-Saving ‘Dutch Reach’ Comes to American Driver’s Ed

Starting in January, American traffic safety organizations like AAA will teach motorists how to better avoid hitting passing bicyclists with car doors.

A pupil works on a cardboard architectural model at a Hong Kong primary school.

The Case for Architecture Classes in Schools

Through the organization Architecture for Children, Hong Kong architect Vicky Chan has taught urban design and planning to thousands of kids. Here’s why.

a photo of New York City subway commuters.

New York City’s Self-Induced Transportation Crisis

Bill de Blasio and other city officials are heading for commuting calamity by failing to properly plan a coherent vision for subways, buses, e-bikes, and ride-hailing.

A map of auto loan debt across the U.S.

Mapping the Subprime Car Loan Crisis

A new tool by the Urban Institute maps the geography of car loan debt and delinquency.

CityLab Daily: Why Can't Uber and Lyft Be More Wheelchair-Friendly?

Also: Fire trucks are too big, and the tree that ruined your city’s Christmas.