Stephen Carr wanted his street in suburban Virginia to be safer. He lobbied the state to have a speed hump installed. He was successful. And it may have gotten him killed.
About 45 million New Jerseyans rode N.J. Transit trains last year. Does N.J. Gov. Chris Christie care about the future of the system that serves them?
Have you ever gotten so sick of the sight of asphalt that you just wanted to take a sledgehammer to it and start smashing? Meet Depave, the Portland, Ore., group that lives the dream. Since …
Since its launch in 2000, the magazine Dwell has helped popularize green architecture and design. Alison Stewart of PBS speaks with editor Aaron Britt
An explosion from a ruptured natural-gas line killed at least four people and destroyed an entire city block in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno on Thursday night. But people don't need hectoring told-you-so's …
Walk Score ranks the most walkable NFL stadiums in honor of the season's kickoff. The really important public policy implication here is, uh, that's it's fun to look at it.
D.C.'s Gallery Place has gotten so fed up with teens lounging near the property that they've imported a device called the Mosquito to drive them off.
The ancient Egyptians erected obelisks out of hundreds of pounds of stone. Modern Americans erect obelisks out of hundreds of bicycles. Check out whether they're compensating for something.
Pavlina Ilieva and Kuo Pao Lian aren't out to sugarcoat slums. But they suggest that those who live in the most privileged enclaves could learn a lot.