Cities could get more people walking, biking, and riding transit, according to a new report, if they just know where to look for improvement.
The Urban Institute looks at how local leaders can get the most out of a new federal program designed to boost investment in struggling neighborhoods.
Washington, D.C. is on track to set a more ambitious timeline for fighting climate change than any state.
Bills in the City Council would require nightlife venues to confront predatory behavior and provide bystander training for all employees.
Calling on federal government to regulate economic incentives is a cop-out. It’s time for America’s big cities and mayors to stand up to companies like Amazon.
It’s not just hate crimes. Muslim women in Dearborn, Michigan, say they face subtle and non-subtle discrimination while going about their daily activities.
As Madrid bans cars in the city center, the national government plans to do the same in more than 100 other places. A new survey suggests broad support across the country.
We want to hear about getting around car-free in your city.
As the Netherlands struggles to keep pace with its need for new homes, many cities like Rotterdam have sprouted temporary micro-neighborhoods.
A pair of experts from the Brookings Institution talk about how to bridge the growing economic gulf between America’s coastal boomtowns and the rest.
The Knight Foundation’s “On the Table” series mixes eating and grantmaking with community discussion. Come hungry: It lasts all day.
Community First! Village’s model for ending homelessness emphasizes the stabilizing power of social connections.
In 1987, two dozen countries agreed to take steps to protect the atmosphere. For Irvine, California, that wasn't enough.
As smart speakers grow in popularity, cities see them as an easy way to connect people to services and information.
A new bill would let cities charge drivers for using the road. Will local governments jump at the chance?
Will Houston’s data-driven approach help it distribute recovery funds more fairly?
An excerpt from Jeff Speck’s Walkable City Rules, a step-by-step guide to fixing America’s cities and towns.
Vacant properties add up to more than eight times the size of Central Park. The city could do more to encourage short-term uses of these spaces.
Also: How to fix Bronx bus service, and detecting tsunamis before it’s too late.
Even the world’s best system “is really not a technological solution to the problem of a near-field tsunami.”