Can the historical "character" of a neighborhood be measured somehow, the way that tools like Walk Score measure walkability?
Millions of Americans are hooked on Zynga's new city-building game. Are there any real urban-planning principles at work?
A new report from the U.S. Public Interest Reseach Group debunks the myth of the self-financed highway system. Will Congress be convinced by the facts?
Elly Blue looks into her crystal ball and sees more bike lanes, more bike-sharing, more e-bikes -- and the best year ever for two-wheelers in the U.S.
IBM has partnered with Rio de Janeiro to create an operations center that will give the Brazilian city's emergency-management team access to a vast array of data.
London sewermen sing a rousing hymn to proper waste disposal.
Cities might be enriching and green and beneficial for kids in all kinds of ways. But what most parents want to know is, are they safe? The answer is that there is nothing inherently dangerous …
This year, instead of resolving to improve yourself, make a decision to improve the place you live. It's easy. Here are some ways to start.
The Chinese government has made it easy for people to buy and drive cars. Now, the nation's capital city is choking on them.