The Danish capital is expanding its land mass and creating climate resiliency. But is it sustainable?
Chinatown Fair, which opened on Mott Street in the 1940s, has survived generations of gaming innovation, new players and rising rents in New York.
To add insult to injury (a towed car and $300 in fines and fees), it turns out the No Standing signs were a mistake and were removed a few days later.
That’s the equivalent of nine new San Franciscos (want to live in SF 10.0?), or an entire new L.A. County. Sounds ambitious.
Moving to a new city in my 40s was less about making mistakes I could learn from and more about making choices I believed in
"The gears were already in motion but most of us were oblivious to what was happening," Seattle City Councilwoman Teresa Mosqueda said of Amazon's massive growth in 2012.
Despite ride-hailing's promise, car ownership (and traffic) is growing in America's big cities. So how is mobility really changing?
A machine-learning model showed promising results, but city officials and their engineering contractor abandoned it.
The Deep Tunnel was supposed to provide “a total solution to the flood problem.” It hasn’t.
Shootings fell again in 2018. An expert unpacks the possible causes, and explains why the city still has a long way to go.
Many Chinese cities, among them Ningbo, are investing heavily in AI and facial recognition technology. Uses range from border control — at Shanghai’s international airport and the borde…
The Northeast Los Angeles Super A — and its parking lot, where Lady Gaga’s and Bradley Cooper’s characters wrote "Shallow" — has become internationally famous. But it was a local landmark well before ‘A Star Is Born.’
Starting in the late 1930s, New York City set out to photograph every property. With those recently digitized photographs in hand, we went back to see how the city has changed — and how it hasn’t.
Companies like Google, Uber or Facebook aren't built to fix society. That includes cities.
Raising the wages of servers might sound like the right thing to do. But can restaurants actually afford to do it?
A bucolic community was reduced to ash by a new kind of wildfire — the deadliest in California’s history. Survivors recall that horrible day.
Franklin Badia and his family say they haven't had adequate heat since they moved into the three-bedroom public housing apartment eight years ago. The family makes do with electric space heaters, which increase their utility bills.
The U.S. has added 10,000 of these budget retail outlets since 2001. But some towns and cities have had enough.
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