City planners will need to focus on equity and flexibility, while refusing to buckle to venture capital.
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.
Many citizens pushed back against a government-backed urban greening program due to an abiding mistrust of the city and its officials.
The process turns the human body into nutrient-rich soil naturally in about 30 days, and it could soon be legalized in Washington State.
Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history, is being built during a time when New Yorkers worry about the burdensome cost of housing. Will the megaproject alleviate the city's housing pressure?
A conversation with urban anthropologist Adonia Lugo about the lack of diversity in bike advocacy, urban infrastructure, and how laws to prevent crashes can adversely affect communities of color.
In his new book, Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, designer-scholar Richard Sennett asks a pretty simple and pressing question: How do we live together now?
New York City could soon be the first American urban center to implement this strategy to ease congestion and speed up commute times.
Many issues are exacerbated by light pollution, and new research suggests the spread of West Nile virus may be another one.
A conversation with Michelle Joan Wilkinson about the exhibit she curated for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Here are three policies that officials should adopt to help the sprawling city keep housing affordable after a terrible storm.
We have a pretty good idea of why some structures are more vulnerable to fire than others, but will those in power act on that information?
Many have attempted, and failed, to integrate technology into urban planning. and now Sidewalk Labs is trying it again in Toronto.
Recent extreme weather events show how the outdated and imperfect information systems used by cities exacerbates the devastation.
The Zero Waste Guidelines are aimed at helping the city reach its goal of sending no garbage to landfills by 2030.
A new report assesses how Tokyo's infrastructure affects residents' emotional well-being, offering lessons for other cities.