Solving homelessness doesn't just mean finding someone a physical home. A program in New Haven, Connecticut, focuses on helping people see themselves as members of their communities—as citizens.
The financial crisis brought (literally) darker times to parts of Athens. Now one neighborhood is fighting to bring light back to the streets.
A new film highlights a pioneering lighting project in historic Cartagena.
Any city with data initiatives faces the same questions: How much information should the government release, and in what form? Seattle’s proactive but cautious approach could provide the answer.
New York is the first major American city to create an official body to oversee nightlife. Here’s what it can learn from the European cities that have tried it so far.
Matchmaking empty spaces with local businesses and the tiny house movement are innovative solutions that can help post-industrial cities across Europe and North America adapt to the future.
DeVon Douglass defines the murky term in her own words.
The latest rendition of the competition asks cities to come up with innovations that can move the entire nation forward.
As cities make their data more transparent and accountable, this project in New York found one way to use technology to engage the residents in the planning process—by prompting locals to text in ideas.
The new book Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups argues that food banks and pantries don’t chip away at underlying issues that keep people food-insecure.
The city seeks to control the excesses of tourism without making its oldest quarters feel like an empty shell.
The city organized a massive outreach campaign when it learned that low-income communities didn’t know about its free cooling stations.
Marin County’s “Game of Floods” teaches citizens how to make tough decisions for the future.
The state leads the nation in new diagnoses, and close to six percent are attributed to injection-drug users sharing used or infected needles.
Widened canals—and underground bike parking—will bring the city’s Central Station a little closer to nature and history.
When it comes to bouncing back, never underestimate the power of communities.
The world's most beautiful city has never been more threatened. But a passionate movement of locals is determined to keep it alive.
The famed “linear park” may be a runaway success, but it’s also a symbol of Manhattan’s rising inequality. Can its founder help other cities learn from its mistakes?
Tyrone Poole, the founder of NoAppFee.com, was homeless once. Now he’s demystifying the rental search, one application at a time.
Not everything is terrible!