Special Reports

Bike Week

Urban life on two wheels

Travel Like You Live Here

Wonky locals show CityLab around their home turf.

Open Secrets

Revealing the invisible city


Stories about what, and who, makes cities run


Wasted spaces, wasted buildings, wasted efforts


Stories about places on the edge

City Makers: Getting to Work

What's next in workforce development

CityLab 2016

Urban solutions to global challenges, live from Miami


Digging in to what locals eat, and why

Eye on Rio

Stories from the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Van Alen Sessions

A short-documentary series highlighting current debates about urban infrastructure


Urban life, in the first person

CityLab 2015

Urban solutions to global challenges, live from London

City Makers: Global Shifts

Dispatches from the front lines of urban innovation

The Highrise Report

Vertical living's past, present and future across the globe

On the Job

Meet the people who keep neighborhoods running

Ask CityLab

Answering thorny questions about urban life

CityLab 2014

Urban solutions to global challenges, live in Los Angeles

City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

State of the City Poll

How we see the future of our communities