Why do revamped areas remain barren after so much thought and money are put into redesigning them? A case study in Charlotte, North Carolina, offers clues.
What does work sprawl mean for urban planning?
What do you get when you layer the Barcelona “superblock” and the Dutch woonerf onto Manhattan’s grid? Streets that are for people.
Seeing a single bike bounce around so often over my lunch break highlighted the value of bikeshare in a way that ridership statistics can't, writes an MTA analyst.
Back in the first Bush Administration, Jack Kemp's HUD tried to rein in exclusionary housing restrictions. What happened?
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.
For nearly two weeks, Bangladesh’s capital city has been riven with protests following the death of two students in a traffic incident. A longtime Dhaka resident reports on the situation and offers a solution to the traffic problem.
There’s much we gloss over when talking about the role of place in our politics.
It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design.
If it isn’t already there, augmented reality is coming to a device near you. Cities need to work to ensure that AR makes the leap from “cool experience,” to a technology that improves residents’ lives.
Hours before it was set to expire, Congress reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program. That’s a good thing: Despite its many problems, America needs it now more than ever.
Africa is rapidly urbanizing but central city development is not keeping pace.
Cities have been congested and transit has been poorly used for years before ride-hailing companies set up shop.
You want density and affordability? You should want manufactured housing. Too bad it’s often illegal.
A former mayor of Portland, Oregon, outlines what a smart ride-hailing tax looks like for American cities.
Bias in land use decisions is difficult to measure, but new research in Durham reveals that race has been a significant factor.
What I learned about America, and myself, working as a mail carrier.
The international community needs to focus on assisting the development of well-planned, stable cities, for both strategic and humanitarian reasons.
The Rock’s new movie should have gotten more thrills out of high-rise design, an engineer argues.
Urban spaces are the testing grounds for the automation revolution. Will they destroy our jobs, or just make new and better ones?