Cities

Cities

Trump says cities are in decline. Reality says otherwise.

Fox News and Donald Trump would have you believe that cities are becoming more dangerous.

The shaming economy

Uber momentarily flew drones over Mexico City to shame the city’s drivers.

Uber chastised Mexico City commuters for driving alone to promote its carpooling service, UberPOOL.

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How are you celebrating Oilfield Prayer Day?

Oilfield Prayer Day seems a distasteful addition to a week filled with real holidays such as Indigenous People’s Day and Yom Kippur.

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Wildfires aren’t just for the West anymore

As cities expand, so do chances of devastating wildfires.

Hurricane Matthew

Tonight’s debate shouldn’t ignore Hurricane Matthew.

The next president will be tasked with creating plans and protections for the U.S. and coordinating aid for countries like Haiti.

Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew struck South Carolina, weakened but dangerous.

The storm is making its way up the East Coast, where authorities remain vigilant.

Cities

Racism stands in the way of Obama’s push for affordable housing

Low-density zoning is often really about keeping non-whites from moving in. But that gives the federal government power to fight it.

Icelandia

Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital, is going carbon-neutral.

Iceland has a lot to lose in an overheated world.

Homage to Catalonia

Barcelona is kicking cars off many of its streets.

The city is banning cars from many neighborhoods, creating "superblocks."