Cities

Justice

Environmental injustice and police violence are a dangerous combo

Black Lives Matter -- which means the air we breathe does, too.

Get off the bus, gus

The Republican Party makes its hatred of mass transit official

The GOP platform dismisses transit, high-speed rail, bike shares, and any other transportation programs that aren't highways.

Cities

Columbus: “No light rail for us, please — just loads and loads of driverless cars”

The city got a $40 million grant from the Department of Transportation ... that won’t be going toward mass transit.

Cities

Meet a Republican mayor and convention delegate who takes climate change seriously

Jim Brainard, mayor of Carmel, Indiana, has cut carbon emissions and made his city more walkable and bikeable.

Living

No cars allowed on this 3,000-mile East Coast bike trail

Imagine biking all the way from Maine to Florida without ever confronting a semi.

Cities

Republicans are trying to scare you about crime, but cities have been getting safer

The stats are clear.

bloom & bust

Florida’s algae-infested lakes are a sign of things to come

Warming lakes and oceans are happy homes for algae.

Fast, Cool, Convenient

Don’t miss it: We’re talking sustainable cities in NYC this summer

Come to our hot summer lecture series, on a few of our favorite things: transportation, plastic, and keeping cool.

Election Guide ★ 2016

Making our cities stronger and greener: A planning guide for candidates

All politics are local? Then pols should get serious about improving the places where most of us live.