Community gardens have an almost magical power to change the urban landscape. Now many in New York City are safe in the hands of those who tend them.
For many people with disabilities, cars don’t just symbolize independence and freedom, they make them possible. But this isn’t universally true
What happens when L.A. is debilitated by repairs on a 10-mile stretch of freeway? Some people hop on a 35-mile plane ride to bypass it. And others get on their bikes and make it there in half the time.
The Yellowstone River spill could have included heavier, more corrosive tar-sands oil, federal officials said. This type of oil eats through pipes more quickly, and if ExxonMobiil was using those pipes to transport tar-sands oil, that decision could have contributed …
A development plan in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood exposes the challenges of making communities sustainable without destroying their social fabric.
The designers of this "Transit Accelerator" in the Dutch city of Utrecht have the right idea about making public transportation fun: turn it into a board game, or recess. What other inspiration can public transit take from childhood? Personally I'd …
Some very smart people got together for a Ford Foundation forum on “The Just City.” What did they say?