March 31, 2018, 9am PDT
In top-tier Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing, new population caps have spurred the relocation of residents, many of them low-income, to smaller cities and the outskirts.
March 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
Phoenix is growing, it's now America's fifth largest city, but its water supply is shrinking.
March 22, 2018, 8am PDT
Thousands of homes in the city were found to be underused and subject to a vacancy tax.
March 17, 2018, 7am PDT
And now those property owners are putting barbed wire over the river to keep out "trespassers."
March 6, 2018, 2pm PST
Around the world cities struggle to build a safe, fun, kid-friendly environments.
February 26, 2018, 1pm PST
Brussels is the latest city to provide incentives for commuters willing to take transit in the name of air quality.
February 18, 2018, 5am PST
Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri used a fake garage door to live in an area that required a garage space.
January 4, 2018, 1pm PST
In the U.K. university town of Cambridge, more than a quarter of disabled commuters travel by bike.
December 28, 2017, 9am PST
The trend of store closures sweeping the nation has not passed up New York City. The Guardian takes an in-depth look at the market forces at work on the famous commercial corridors of New York City.
November 14, 2017, 8am PST
App-driven bikeshare, without the station, has been spreading rapidly, especially in China. But the system comes with its share of problems, including its own version of the tragedy of the commons.
October 21, 2017, 5am PDT
The Lancet Commission study comes at a time when the Trump Administration is rolling back environmental regulations from a number of sectors.
October 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
Delivery-by-drone continues to make strides to becoming a feasible reality, as testing in rural Australia has seen burritos fly through the air from restaurant to customers' back yards.
October 13, 2017, 5am PDT
Arcaid has collected a shortlist for its 2017 architectural photograph of the year.
September 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Uber will appeal a decision to repeal its operating license, but the decision by Transport for London is a major blow for the embattled transportation network company.
September 28, 2017, 5am PDT
Most metro systems in the United States tend to score high on accessibility, while European systems have mixed results.
September 23, 2017, 9am PDT
The green belts that hem in developed areas in Great Britain are set arbitrarily, according to this op-ed in The Guardian, and the boundaries have outlived their usefulness.
September 15, 2017, 5am PDT
"Daylighting" rivers in urban areas is the process of uncovering waterways to beautify cities, support habitats, and aid drainage.
September 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Laura Laker surveys efforts to make cities more walkable, from Melbourne's converted alleys to Guangzhou's 60-mile ecological corridor.
August 16, 2017, 6am PDT
In an underreported fact, it has rained every day since April 1 in New Orleans this year. The city is struggling to deploy stormwater infrastructure, however, and flooding overwhelmed drainage again this month, on the cusp of hurricane season.
August 15, 2017, 11am PDT
A new study from researchers at the International Monetary Fund finds the cost of doing fossil fuel business.