Buses, trains, bikes, and walking represent more than an efficient means of getting from one place to another. They move us toward a brighter future because of the many social and economic benefits they foster.
Community land trusts create housing that is permanently affordable. And they also help new city farmers get land.
It's got great transit, plenty of sidewalks, and values people more than cars.
Exactly how much difference do “new economy” organizations make? Economists looked into it, and here are a few of their results.
An app that combines the affordability of ride sharing with the reliability of taxis. Playgrounds built as sponges for reusable greywater. From Finland to California, the cities of the future are here.
The urban drainage-ways of Los Angeles can never quite look like wild creeks, but restoring some of their capacity to store, slow, and filter water fixes many problems at once.
It's been called "America's untrendiest trend." The evidence that millions of people are finally walking again is as solid as the ground beneath our feet.
In St. Paul, Minnesota, artist Seitu Jones wanted to start a community-wide conversation about food access and food justice—and where better to talk than over a good meal?
There’s no time to waste when it comes to acting on climate change. The world’s most forward-thinking cities are curbing carbon and building for a sustainable future, now.
New energy is transforming our cities into hotbeds of democracy and progressive innovation.
Utah, Minnesota, and Washington have seen traffic fatalities decline by 40 percent. Here's how they did it.