Italy and Spain have hospital trains on standby for any future Covid-19 outbreaks, after medical workers on France’s high-speed TGV train treated 84 patients.
To reopen, the U.S. needs to quickly train and deploy thousands of people to track potential Covid-19 infections — because technology alone can’t do the job.
With parks filled and social distancing in effect, cities need to find more room for residents to get outside during lockdowns. Here’s where it’s hiding.
Canada has managed to flatten the curve in new Covid-19 cases, but one group has a backup plan for converting skating and hockey rinks to medical facilities.
Hard-hit Milan may be leading the way in reimagining how transit and commuting patterns could change as cities emerge from coronavirus shutdowns.
As multistate pacts emerge across the U.S., a once-obscure planning framework is being used to help coordinate reopening local economies.
As reports of harassment and assault against Asian Americans increase, community advocates are finding new ways to tackle the spread of xenophobia.
In the U.K., researchers believe they can train dogs to sniff out the distinctive odor of coronavirus, potentially assisting in mass infection screening efforts.
As the coronavirus disrupts every area of our lives, CityLab wants to know what your community is doing to cope.
The number of U.S. tech opportunities is increasing. But to stop their concentration in a few cities, some policy experts are now calling for government intervention.
Pittsburgh’s city council voted to declare racism a health crisis, following precedents set by Madison and Milwaukee. Here’s what it means—and what it doesn’t.
In an effort to cut vehicle emissions and boost public transportation, Austria’s capital will reward car-free travel with free access to museums and concerts.
In this second part of an interview with economist Jonathan Rothwell, he explains that a just society wouldn’t reward different professions so unequally.
Growing Up Boulder created the nation’s first printed kid-friendly city map, designed to help parents and children find their way in the Colorado city.
Milwaukee now averages a mere 2.4 combined sewer overflows a year, thanks to a massive underground tunnel, green infrastructure, and flood-control measures.
Some 99 mayors have a new policy agenda for the presidential candidates. Their message: Fund the priorities our local citizens are actually talking to us about.
Economist Timothy Bartik details the need for place-based policy to combat regional inequality and help distressed places—strategies outlined in his new book.
Economist Timothy Bartik explains why the public costs of tax incentives often outweigh the benefits, and describes a model business-incentive package.
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In Stockton, California, city and law enforcement leaders are attempting to build trust between police and communities of color. Why is this so hard to do?