Average monthly highs above 86 degrees Fahrenheit increase the probability of mental-health issues, a new study finds.
More citizen-initiated measures are making it onto the ballot than ever before. But in cities and states where they’re able, legislators are taking steps to alter them.
Two rival pundits face off over federal funding, the transit “death spiral,” and where all the riders have gone.
Come for the free lactation consultation. Stay for the fellow moms.
Also today: How America fails at communicating flood risks, and Paris is preparing for a warming world.
Other areas, not so much.
In little more than a day, a Category 1 storm became a “worst-case scenario” Category 4.
We have good data about flood risks. The challenge is getting it to people when they need it, in a way that’s useful.
In the eighth “Invisible Borders” road trip, a group of African artists and writers send dispatches from the continent’s cities and border towns.
A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
The French capital, under Mayor Anne Hidalgo, could be a model for how cities can mitigate and plan for climate change. But change has not come easily.
Youth isn’t a good proxy for support of political correctness, and race isn’t either.
What happens when you take the paint and neon out of the megacity? Pascal Greco’s stark photos reveal a harshly built environment.
Also today: America is losing its edge for startups, and when neighborhood diversity means white anxiety.
The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated.
Many descendants of the original Coconut Grove community own property in the neighborhood today, but development is a serious concern and a large part of the community is fighting to protect their homes.
Also today: How to fix badly planned American cities, and Gritty of brotherly love.
In light of the IPCC’s dire report, substituting some personal convenience in the present could mean that much more hope for the planet’s future.
It used to be that 95 percent of global startup and venture-capital activity happened in the U.S. Today, it’s just over one-half.
Slab City, buried deep in the California desert, is a land of squatters, artists, and migrants—and few rules. In a new book, an architect and a photographer document “the last free place.”