From taco-rich San Diego to the tortilla wastelands of Boston, we asked our readers to grade US cities on two critical metrics: Mexican food and public transportation.
Smaller heavy-duty emergency vehicles could save a lot of lives, says a new Department of Transportation report.
Americans are taking out car loans at record levels — despite high interest rates. And many are not able to maintain timely monthly payments, driving up delinquency rates.
Urban planner Alain Bertaud's new book, "Order Without Design," argues that cities are really shaped by market forces, not visionaries.
A new report analyzes the complicated labor market impact of a radical proposal that's gaining traction on the left.
It's not just public transit: The Grand Duchy's progressive new government also raised the minimum wage and gave everyone two extra days off.
The challenge isn’t just about how much energy electric vehicles will need. A more important question is when they’ll need it.
Amazon has said each HQ2 site will result in 25,000 jobs. Will the working-class benefit? Will Amazon train locals for future employment?
Automated license plate readers are collecting and sharing tons of data across state lines, according to records from nearly 200 police departments nationwide.
A new exhibit at the National Building Museum traces the architectural and cultural history of these stunning places killed off by technology and urban renewal.
Separate areas with sofas, vanities and even writing tables used to put the "rest" in women's restrooms. Why were these spaces built, and why did they vanish?
Thanks to tireless work by the Moscow Museum of Design, a forgotten institute’s lost work is being introduced to a new generation of designers.
Photographer Edward Keating captures the history of Route 66 over the decades as towns along "the mother road" have fallen into disrepair and obscurity.
In the 1970s, many American cities and states banned pay toilets, but the vision of abundant free toilets for all never came to pass.
Changing a place's municipal status may not seem like an obvious solution to poverty, but in a place where all manner of social and economic initiatives over the past century have tried to elevate the quality of life with little lasting impact, the idea is catching on.
The two pillars of American housing policy are fundamentally at odds.
At stake is the Showbox venue itself, which is set to be replaced by a high-rise apartment building. Also at risk, depending on who you ask, is a key component of the city's cultural history and the integrity of the city's management of development.
Big-box retailers nationwide are slashing their property taxes through a legal loophole known as "dark store theory." For the towns that rely on that revenue, this could be a disaster.
New data shows that the majority of Americans describe their neighborhoods as suburban. Yet we still lack an official government definition of suburban areas.
Community First! Village's model for ending homelessness emphasizes the stabilizing power of social connections.