In 1981, Manhattan wasn’t a place for beginners.
A new documentary looks at the rise and fall of a technocratic vision of the urban future.
A driver, a transportation official, and a transit advocate explain why Seattle recently saw one of the biggest citywide increases in passenger numbers.
Chicago does have a concerning murder rate, but the finger pointing feels disproportionate to reality. Perhaps there is some kind of political motivation involved...
First you leave the city for a kid, a garage, and a backyard. Then you get a job in an office park — only maybe it's an office park with yoga and food trucks.
One of the most granular ways to determine where the safest places in the world to live are is by looking at The Economist Intelligence Unit, which ranks countries in its Safe Cities Index. It looks at health security, infrastructure safety, personal safety, as well as digital security.
A consistent buzzing sound can be heard among commuters in one of the world's most populous areas. To the untrained eye, the conglomeration can be overwhelming. That's why a small army of seasoned travelers waits at every metro station to carry anyone willing to negotiate a price.
Largely forgotten today, Morris Milgram was a pioneer of multiracial suburban housing. His legacy in the fight for fair housing in America deserves to be remembered.
The Great Recession has been reshaping America into a renter nation. And increasingly, highly paid, highly educated households are making room for themselves in it.
You know what they say: you can never really go back home. Not that'd you'd want to...
In the last few years, Singapore has been focusing on freeing the land above for developments by going underground. That’s right, folks. There’s more than just dirt and ant colonies lying beneath the city.
They see themselves as progressive housing activists. Critics call them stooges for luxury developers. Meet the new band of millennials who are priced out of cities and shouting: "Yes in my back yard."
In a number of projects and proposals, architects and urban planners are working with water instead of against it
New York state in October 2016 passed some of the toughest restrictions on short-term rentals in the country.
This silent, remastered footage shows everyday scenes along the Motoyasu River in Hiroshima, including the Aioi Bridge, the intended target of the atomic bomb. People carry groceries, dip their toes in the river and carry on with their daily lives.
While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic bottles.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s "Traffic Relief" plan would add toll lanes to the state’s busiest thoroughfares. Does the megaproject's math make sense?
If you've ever wondered by New Yorkers are so grumpy all the time, it's moments like these.
Among other ploys, business leaders in Tucson have tried to mail Jeff Bezos a 21-foot cactus.
Tara Wanda Merrigan recalls navigating between the very different realms of Harvard and home.
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