Also: Rate your latest police encounter, and the brilliant artist that Chicago nearly forgot.
Although a new app Raheem.Ai, stems from an incident of brutality, it’s for the sharing of all police interactions, good and bad, to support solutions to end police violence.
The Department of Homeland Security’s enforcement tactics have created havoc in communities that stretched far beyond the people who were targeted. They’ve also led to new political alliances that reshaped the community.
The people who know buses best have ideas about how to reform the system, according to a survey of 373 Brooklyn bus operators.
The idiosyncratic art of Edgar Miller (1899-1993) has long been hidden behind closed doors. Finally, Chicagoans are getting more opportunities to see it.
A photo of five young black boys holds the story of drugs, racial segregation, and despair in South Dallas.
In 1966, the opening of Montreal’s rapid transit service was welcomed with a TV show and a song that praised the mayor who helped bring it to life.
Also: HQ2 employees might unwittingly pay their taxes to Amazon, and the crazies thing about Elon Musk’s plan for Chicago.
Some people see water cremation as a greener—and gentler—way to treat bodies after death, but only 15 states allow it for human remains.
The number of kids in foster care is climbing, and so are public costs. In search of efficiencies, many states have at least partially privatized their systems.
Some cities vying for HQ2 offer a way for companies like Amazon to automatically recoup a percentage of employees’ salaries from…the employees.
The $1 billion construction estimate is a fraction of what subterranean transit projects cost.
“It’s about making long-term commitments,” said an architect in Reykjavik’s planning department.
The District’s voters will decide Initiative 77, which would raise the minimum wage on tipped employees. Why don’t workers support it?
The transformation of Albuquerque’s Sundowner Motor Lodge appears to be part of an emerging trend where non-profit developers are seizing opportunities in old motels to create decent housing for those living on the fringes and most in need.
Lower birth rates in expensive cities are more likely due to how Americans self-sort by income, education, age, and other factors.
A new study from the Vera Institute of Justice says that we should look closely at the populations, and relationship, of local jails and state prisons.
Also: Wisconsin wants Millennials, and lessons from that raccoon’s climb up a tower.
Pizza delivery and infrastructure repair go together like ham and pineapple.