Year in Review
The chief of the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs talks about what to expect in the Trump administration.
The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture talks about what comes next for a museum drawing historic crowds to Washington, D.C.
The secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development discusses the future of fair and affordable housing as he prepares to leave his post.
Just as income inequality has become a fixture in many Americans’ understanding of the country, so too must accelerating regional divides.
But officer deaths remain lower than the average annual fatalities over the past decade.
Activists in Flint, Standing Rock, and California’s Central Valley reflect on the year in water protests.
Metropolitan regions are “really important players in this whole picture,” says Dana Gunders of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
As rapid growth changes the Danish capital, one group is making sure the city understands why it needs its plant life.
As food and inequality play a larger part in climate politics, C40 Executive Director Mark Watts feels more positive than ever that cities hold the solutions.
A bridge between cyclists and city hall, Amsterdam’s chief bike advocate plans to take her talents abroad in 2017.
Could transitional housing help bring the crisis to a close?
“I'm loath to reduce his work to just a grade. But if I were, I would probably say a B-.”
The outgoing U.S. Secretary of Transportation reflects on autonomous vehicles, economic justice, and a remarkable tenure.
Meet the shadowy group that’s arguably outpacing San Francisco when it comes to protected bike lanes.
An organization based in Amman, Jordan, takes a psychological approach to aiding Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
The pieces that stuck with us in 2013.
Our favorite urban observers weigh in on 2013 in their hometowns.
These impressed us for both what they illustrated and how they did it.