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New York gets serious about traffic with the first citywide US...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County After years of debate, New York state has adopted congestion pricing to deal with traffic problems in...

How urban agriculture can improve food security in US cities

Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley During the partial federal shutdown in December 2018 and January 2019, news reports showed furloughed government workers standing in...

Where’s my package? Common carrier freight lockers can ease city traffic...

Barbara Ivanov, University of Washington and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington Online shopping is a big convenience for many Americans, but porch piracy can ruin...

What lies beneath: To manage toxic contamination in cities, study their...

James R. Elliott, Rice University and Scott Frickel, Brown University Philadelphia’s hip Northern Liberties community is an old working-class neighborhood that has become a model...

Low-income neighborhoods would gain the most from green roofs in cities...

Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame Heat waves aren’t just a source of discomfort. They’re the nation’s deadliest weather hazard, accounting for a fifth of...

Designing greener streets starts with finding room for bicycles and trees

Anne Lusk, Harvard University City streets and sidewalks in the United States have been engineered for decades to keep vehicle occupants and pedestrians safe. If...

How ride-hailing could improve public transportation instead of undercutting it

Daniel Sperling, University of California, Davis; Austin Brown, University of California, Davis, and Mollie D'Agostino, University of California, Davis Over the last half-decade, public transit...

Sustainable cities need more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk

Trina Hamilton, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and Winifred Curran, DePaul University There are many indexes that aim to rank how...

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How to improve public health, the environment and racial equity all...

Jonathan Levy, Boston University During a presidential election debate on Oct. 22, 2020, former President Donald Trump railed against...