Rebuilding Paradise: Residents Cope with Destroyed Homes, Toxic Water, and PTSD
How survivors are dealing with the aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire.
New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment
Bill de Blasio says he's environmentally friendly, but he runs a city that actively antagonizes bikers.
People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist
Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
Is Congestion Pricing the New Sweeping Regulation We Need?
On April 1, New York state will pass its annual budget. Experts say this might be the year that the state finally passes congestion pricing. The question is whether legislators can do it ethically.
10 Great Cities for Finding a Job in 2019
If getting a better gig is on your to-do list for 2019, and you're open to moving somewhere new, here are some of the top places to look.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
Our Cities Are Designed for Loneliness
Our built environment is not working in our favor. Urban planners want to change that.
Amazon Has New York Afraid of Becoming Seattle on Steroids
Higher rent. More tech bros. And a massive monopoly beloved by the people who run things getting a ton of tax breaks. Can it be stopped?
What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s
"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
How to Find the Best Free Things to Do in a City Near You
From live shows to group hikes, most cities have tons of free activities you can enjoy on your own or with a friend. The trick to finding these freebies is knowing where to look.
Cities Are for Rich People Now and Wooing Amazon Only Makes It Worse
Local officials across America are trying to attract the mega-corporation's new headquarters. That is not going to help your rent.
Replacing the NYC Subway System With Autonomous Cars Is a Terrible Idea
The subway may be ailing, but it's too important to give up on now.
What It’s Like Surviving In Nigeria’s City of Soot
Port Hartcourt residents are protesting against the unregulated oil refineries that have polluted their entire city.