If there's one thing you can count on in New York, it's that no matter how weird something happening on the subway might be, the rest of the subway riders will ignore it.
Turns out most cities aren't as geometrically tidy as their transportation departments want you to think!
Not only do crows recognize human faces and hold grudges for human misdeeds, they teach other birds to recognize grudgeworthy mugs.
Born out of a fear of contaminated foods, the city's budding interest in high-altitude gardening may help heal an increasingly fractured society.
8Booth is a YouTuber who's made a name for himself by jumping off things people shouldn't jump off. Here's a clip from before the fame, back when he used to put his body in extreme danger in a completely different way.
Once upon a time, the Fillmore was a robust 20-square-block area where restaurants, pool halls, theaters and stores — many of them owned and operated by African Americans, Japanese Americans and Filipino Americans — were thriving.
A lesson from Cleveland: To avoid deepening inequality, prepare for economic growth before it starts.
Despite years of careful design and engineering, skyscrapers too often end up causing serious problems for their surroundings.
Ending mass incarceration begins at home, says Larry Krasner, a longtime civil-rights attorney and leading candidate for Philadelphia district attorney.
It’s not just a failure of housing policy. It's a symbol of everything that’s wrong with the American tax code.
Some economists and pundits claim Americans aren't moving enough, but how people should respond to that is unclear.
A working-class urban quarter has been transformed by a tide of newcomers seeking grit, guts, and authenticity. But gentrification Italian-style isn't the same old story.
On Friday, Musk posted a series of photos and videos to his Instagram account showing the early stages of a tunnel to LAX and a test of the 125 mph electric sled cars that will ride through the tunnels.
The United Kingdom built hundreds of miles of protected bike lanes — and promptly forgot about them.
High in the Peruvian Andes, far above the tree line, lies an old gold-mining camp that has, over the years, grown to the status of a city. Over 30,000 people live in La Rinconada, five vertical kilometers up in the air.
With the 2020 Census around the corner, the White House can't put off replacing Census Bureau director John Thompson, despite the administration's other personnel challenges.
Hong Kong is relentlessly vertical, a city of towers and skyways, elevators and ladder streets, built on a mountainside. These photos capture the verticality of the city.
Finding a new place to live is never easy. For an academic who, like me, studies urban transformations such as gentrification, the baggage that comes with the decision could fill a moving truck.
Despite the efforts of the past five city mayors, homelessness in San Francisco has only appeared to get worse. At any given time, there are roughly 2,000 chronically homeless living on the streets of San Francisco.
Hamburg is accustomed to flooding, but with 100-year floods starting to happen far more often, the city is looking to protect its future.
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