city planning

location data

EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders

This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
Joseph Cox
4.11.19
Impact Work

Here's What the Future of City Planning Looks Like

We chat with Ford's John Kwant about the changing landscape of urban design and what’s next for America’s “smart cities.”
Alexis Chemblette
2.22.17
Mini Metro

We Asked a Transit Planner How to Up Our 'Mini Metro' Game

'Mini Metro' may look simple, but it has plenty of lessons for real-life transit puzzlers.
Robert Rath
1.11.17
Features

How Real Estate Trends and Zoning Bylaws Are Threatening Canadian Nightlife

From Vancouver to Halifax, we talk to city planning experts to find out the challenges facing clubs and venues.
Benjamin Boles
9.16.16
daily vice

Backstage with 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

On this episode of 'Daily VICE' we meet up with the traveling cast of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' to find out why their fans are so drawn to drag.
VICE Staff
6.16.16
Stuff

We Asked an Urban Planner How to Build the Perfect Town

We asked an expert how we can build housing that's actually good for us.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.3.16
Design

8 Architectural Models Depict the Future of LA

Smout Allen's architectural models at USC look centuries ahead to the future of LA.
Antonio Pacheco
11.16.15
Toronto

Dissident Architects Can Leak Building Plans on This Dark Web Site

A dark web site for dissident architects to help average people take control of their cities.
Jordan Pearson
9.3.15
egypt

Egypt's Silicon Valley-Inspired Plan to Build a Utopian Capital to Replace Cairo

Egypt says it's going to build a brand new Capital city for five million people, from scratch.
Brian Merchant
3.17.15
water

The Salt That Could Save the World's Sewers from Crumbling

A simple change in water treatment could be key to saving important infrastructure—and could save billions of dollars annually.
Ryan W. Neal
8.14.14
Travel

Austin Was Built to Be Segregated

Austin stands as the tenth-most income segregated metro area in the entire country. For all of its desire to be removed from the rest of Texas, the progressive city is in familiar company. And the segregation was there from the beginning.
Luke Winkie
6.16.14
Motherboard Blog

Google Royalty Is Kickstarting Bloomberg's Graduation Gift: A New Park

The last time "The Hills" came to New York City, it was a reality soap called, "The City." This time it's a park.
Daniel Stuckey
7.26.13