Since the 1918 flu pandemic that wiped out about five percent of the world’s population there have been strides toward eradicating most communicable diseases, yet the vulnerability of certain parts of the world affects everyone. This, the writers say, must be addressed.
Pilot programs in Morocco and California are rewarding people financially for conserving water, rather than charging them for excessive consumption.
Some Washingtonians complain that the city’s height limit has resulted in lookalike, boxy buildings. But creativity can emerge from constraint, a West Coast critic argues.
The defeat of SB 827, California’s ambitious pro-housing bill, masks a wider trend: Similar initiatives are on the march nationwide.
Two former prosecutors argue that we need a justice system that rewards prosecutors for reducing incarceration.
Public or private? Docked or dockless? E-bike or e-scooter? It’s complicated. But bikesharing is now big business, and cities need to understand how these emerging systems operate—and who operates them.
Is there a way to close the vast racial startup gap?
Since 1996, the CDC’s efforts to study gun-related injuries and deaths have systematically undermined by a federal law.
After 15 years of existence, London’s method of congestion charging is dated. It needs to be bigger, longer, and greedier.
Emphasizing policing as the primary means of addressing shootings will only lead to more deadly confrontations between officers and the citizens they’re sworn to protect.
Like any good southern hosts, Memphis is polishing its image for the crowd that is about to descend to remember MLK. Here’s the ugly reality we should acknowledge.
Shifting control of housing decisions from local to state oversight could be a way to slow the rise of California’s house prices. A newly proposed bill, SB 827, is a step in that direction.
The traditional canon of urban planning excludes people and practices that could greatly benefit it—and society. That needs to change.
It’s every wonk’s favorite traffic-relief prescription. But getting road fees right is really complicated.
The newly released Census data shows that people are moving with greater frequency from Clinton-voting counties to Trump-voting counties than the other way around, but the Republican party shouldn’t be so quick to celebrate.
The $30 billion rail tunnel project may be a victim of President Trump’s feud with Democrats. But New York and New Jersey could still save it.
Change may be on the horizon for the city’s unofficial town square, but it is not yet apparent on its streets.
What will happen if we just accept that a certain number of pedestrian deaths are an inevitable part of adopting autonomous vehicles?
They’re intended to make decision-making more objective. But data-based tools will have the opposite effect if they aren’t subject to public scrutiny.
Following the beloved politician’s murder, residents of Brazil’s favelas have taken to the streets for days to protest her death and the danger faced by favela residents living under military control.