Urban

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.

Blinded by Light Pollution

Artificial light is a growing problem that’s hurting humans and animals. What are cities doing about it?

Hunger, Homelessness Continue to Rise in U.S. Cities

An annual report shows Washington, D.C., led the nation this year in increases in emergency food assistance requests and homelessness. See how your city compares.

4 Tech Trends Changing How Cities Operate

A recent survey reveals how local governments are using technology (both new and old) to engage citizens and improve performance.

More from Urban