Urban

U.S. Transportation Chief Urges Mayors to Make Pedestrians a Priority

With pedestrian and cyclist deaths on the rise, Anthony Foxx challenged mayors to make the roads safer for both.

Big-City Mayors Tap Grad Students for Their Teams

New mayoral fellowships give graduate students city governance experience and mayors much-needed extra help.

San Francisco’s Major Thoroughfare Gets a Makeover

The city’s changes to one of its most dangerous streets follows an urban trend of making streets safer for pedestrians and bikers.

Urban Acupuncture Is Coming to America

Inspired by an idea that originated in 1970s Brazil, urban planners in America are increasingly thinking small scale to solve big problems.

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