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.
The Inner Harbor Water Wheel is proving to be an effective answer to the city's water pollution problem.
The city's mayor says the move will boost cycling in decades to come, creating a greener and more sociable city.
The secret ingredient in Boston's prize winning tap water? Forest conservation.
The ban is set to go into effect in October 2014, and will be the first of its kind in the nation.
"Pretty soon they're using it to travel downtown and expand their understanding of the community they live in."