CityLab on the Road

CityLab on the Road

We’re hopping on the historic Lincoln Highway, America’s first coast-to-coast thoroughfare.

America's Loneliest Town Is Searching for a Match

It's four hours to the nearest airport, three hours to Walmart, and there's no high-speed internet. But this tiny mining town is still determined to join the 21st century.

Tactical Urbanism Comes to Outlaw Country

Can Wyoming do walkable?

The NIMBY Fight That Rocked an Iowa City

An uproar over an affordable housing complex in Cedar Rapids gives insight into the NIMBY debates of small-city America.

When the Road of the Future Looks a Lot Like the Past

Pittsburgh is planning to revive a radical alternate vision for its Boulevard of the Allies, in an effort to reconnect a long-bypassed neighborhood.

The Difference a DIY Cultural Revival Can Make

The small city of York, Pennsylvania, bet big on artists to boost economic development. It’s starting to pay off.