Cities

part of your world

By 2045, some East Coast cities could flood 3 times a week

Get your rain boots ready.

where the sidewalk ends

There’s finally a tool for navigating cities that puts people before cars.

It customizes routes for pedestrians based on accessibility and sidewalk conditions.

Act local

In the Trump era, all climate progress will be local

When the federal government is run by climate science deniers, it’s up to cities and states to lead.

cacao

Portland says no way to new fossil fuel infrastructure.

Oregon's largest city has become the first in the nation to ban the building or expansion of major fossil fuel terminals.

stranger than fiction

Ben Carson may soon oversee the country’s affordable housing. Yes, that Ben Carson.

The retired surgeon could be our next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

garage against the machine

We’re building more three-car garages than one-bedroom apartments.

Because nothing says 'Murica more than owning as many gas-guzzlers as you can.

Pack your bags

Which U.S. city should you hunker down in during the era of climate change? 

The New York Times compiled a list, and we at Grist did too.

busy streetscape with walkers and bikers

Trump says cities are in decline. Reality says otherwise.

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

Homage to Catalonia

Barcelona is kicking cars off many of its streets.

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