Housing plans by Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Pete Buttigieg intend redress for racist redlining housing practices, but who will actually benefit?
Also: When climate activists target public transit, and why asking for bike lanes isn’t smart.
A violence-prevention initiative in Tallahassee is also training low-income youth for jobs that contribute to the city’s climate adaptation plan.
In the 1930s big auto dreamed up freeways and demanded massive car infrastructure. Micromobility needs its own Futurama—one where cars are marginalized.
The climate protest movement Extinction Rebellion is facing a backlash after disrupting commuters on the London Underground.
Also: What WeWork’s demise could do to New York City real estate, and the socialists taking aim at city council.
Members of the Democratic Socialists of America have been elected to local office on platforms that reject capitalism and promote working-class interests.
Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods saw a crime decline, but recently, their violent crime rates have rebounded while other areas continue to improve.
The pioneering French designer and architect is the subject of a new retrospective at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
A just-approved plan will redesign Market Street to favor bikes, pedestrians, and public transit vehicles. But the vote to ban private cars didn’t happen overnight.
The troubled coworking company is the largest office tenant in New York City. What happens to the city’s commercial real estate market if it goes under?
Also: Here come the remote-controlled scooter-bots, and designing the floating future of cities.
The bustling industry of immersive, Instagram-friendly experiences has put a new spin on the word museum.
A prototype in the San Francisco Bay is testing a vision for floating buildings built to withstand sea-level rise. And it’s distancing itself from some other utopian visions for floating cities.
The celebrated architectural theorist, who died this week, left a down-to-earth legacy: thoughtfully designed buildings and landscapes for people with cancer.
Pete Buttigieg's former chief of staff, James Mueller, is vying with a Republican challenger to be the next mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
A new mobility technology company called Tortoise promises to bring semi-autonomous scooters and e-bikes to market. Why?
Also: Where the presidential candidates’ public housing plans go wrong, and the millennial urban lifestyle is about to get more expensive.
The sentencing of Catalan independence movement leaders triggered a day of demonstrations in the capital of Catalonia—and more unrest may be coming.