A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
There may be another metro within a day’s drive where the costs of living are a lot lower and salaries go a lot further. Is is worth moving?
Picking up trash while jogging is not everyone’s idea of a good time, but in Shanghai, it’s an increasingly popular way to socialize (and keep litter in check).
The recent discovery of bodies of black prison laborers beneath a construction site in Sugar Land, Texas, is forcing the state to confront its difficult history.
Also: What brought down the bridge in Genoa? And Ben Carson is a YIMBY now.
From El Paso to Minneapolis, local rail and bus projects are waiting on federal money that should have arrived by now.
A 1970 film celebrates the construction of Thamesmead, the largest housing project development in the city’s history.
The disaster has focused attention on the state of infrastructure built during the nation’s postwar boom.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is little more than propaganda announcing the unity of China and her former colonies, despite their very different historic, legal, and even transportation backgrounds.
The HUD secretary's new attempt to roll back an Obama-era fair-housing rule has him wading into battle against exclusionary zoning.
City leaders need to reckon with the reality that sometimes shared ride services are not part of the answer to urban congestion, argues transportation researcher Bruce Schaller.
A new study explores startup migration and the benefits it brings.
Also: The Bronx: Don’t call it a comeback, and the science behind biking’s most-feared crash.
These Bronx natives have been here for years. In the midst of rapid gentrification, they say they are taking control and offering the borough cultural experiences that as youngsters, they had to venture downtown to find.
One group is working with landlords and city officials to solidify the future of the Latvian capital’s suburban concrete relics.
Centrumeiland will soon hold hundreds of affordable homes with the lightest of possible carbon footprints.
Toronto researchers used eye-tracking devices to determine whether motorists were looking for bicycles when they turned right. Most weren’t.
A judge rejects the city of Memphis’s argument that an unpermitted protest is unlawful and therefore fair game for police surveillance.
More and more American adults are sharing their homes with people other than family members or spouses—an arrangement that can be anywhere from harmonious to downright hostile.
Also: Is this America’s nicest bus station? And five designs that help kids navigate cities.