Cities

Living

Marvel superheroes take the day off to be terrible New York City tourists, just like you

Marvel Comics is releasing an awesome run of 15 New York City-themed variant covers highlighting their heroes’ city-living adventures.

Cities

Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools

An influx of wealth might improve neighborhoods, but public schools? Not so much.

Cities

Traffic is so bad in Seattle that people have resorted to riding the bus

Why sit in traffic all by yourself when you can do it with 30 or 40 of your closest friends?

Cities

Jobs are shifting back to cities — and that’s good news for mass transit

Employment is now growing faster in many downtowns than in outlying areas. That creates opportunities to improve our transportation systems.

Climate & Energy

Will Obama’s climate plan cause blackouts? No.

Experts explain why.

Climate & Energy

Sea level “jumps” 5 inches. Probably nothing to worry about

Every once in a while, Mother Nature throws a curve ball.

Living

Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier

If you're really worried about gentrification, your best bet is tackling problems related to racial inequities and climate change vulnerability.

Climate & Energy

Meet Obama’s chief resilience officer

Harriet Tregoning, a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning, is now the head of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience.

Business & Technology

Tesla co-founder wants to reinvent the … garbage truck?

Ian Wright wants to electrify big autos -- and when cleaning up the streets, where better to start than with garbage trucks?

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