New Australian research finds that, when a neighborhood's green space leads to better health outcomes, it's the canopy of trees that provides most of the benefits.
All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
Most U.S. cities have a housing crisis and severe racial segregation. Will a spate of new plans work to solve both problems?
State lawmakers are increasingly using tactics that suppress progressive legislation being passed in metropolitan areas.
Forest managers in cities need more data on climate change, pests, and other factors, and they spend much of their time and funding on invasive species.
Culture is an overlooked element in rebuilding cities ravaged by disasters, war, and other forms of urban distress.
"Tactical transit lanes"—also known as dedicated bus lanes—are a simple and low-cost way of creating better bussing infrastructure.
A recent study argues that cities need to start treating Airbnb like any other hotel business, and regulate it accordingly.
Uncertainty over the government's future operations and the addition of a citizenship question have left cities bracing for chaos during the upcoming census.
The NRDC hopes its new research into municipal pollution can help organizers push for sound, equitable policy.
In the city of 790,000 people, bee colonies up to 10,000 strong emerged all over the place and overwhelmed the city's resources.
Now that Amazon's HQ2 search is finally over, people are once again calling for reforms to economic incentive packages.
As more areas of the country are hit with the kind of flooding seen during Harvey, the role of the city will become increasingly important.
While the rescue of Grand Central seems like a clear-cut case of good over evil, the role of historic preservation in the 21st-century city can be more complex.
Both companies have made big commitments to prove their eco-friendliness, but there's still debate over whether they will put the environment ahead of their bottom lines.
According to a new study, wealthy and educated citizens could be the first to go.
A look at the animals that live among us—known as synanthropes—that are often cast aside as pests.
Buildings account for roughly 50 percent of a city's total carbon emissions, and 70 percent in major cities like London, Los Angeles, and Paris.