Picture octopus-like high-rises engulfing transit hubs.
Sprawl correlates with higher rates of obesity, traffic fatalities, ozone pollution, and lack of social capital.
Hudson Yards, a 26-acre space with 17 million square feet of buildings, will be suspended over 30 active train tracks.
BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.
And what its rise means for urban transportation systems moving forward.
Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.
After Hurricane Sandy, tight neighborhoods and centralized infrastructure recovered more quickly than spread-out areas.
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
A new report finds a hidden economic value of anywhere from $1.5 million to $1.8 billion a year.
New research finds that as population density decreases, the suicide rate among young people goes up.
A playful exercise in jam-packed city living.
A new study suggests rail proximity matters less than walkability, mixed-use development, and limited parking spots.
When it comes to development, local desires often render state smart growth incentives insufficient.
Photos of Hong Kong high-rises that appear both claustrophobic and stunning.
It’s time to update the so-called 1990's-era "ten principles" that emphasize compact development, transportation choices, and so on.
Measuring the "social interaction potential" of place.
The Chinese capital estimates 10 percent of its population lives in tiny, below-ground apartments. Are they crazy or clever?
Watch the world grow.
The high-end residential developments that have come to dominate Manhattan have the potential to generate not only tax revenue, but also solitude.