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City subways are getting crushed by floods. Here’s how to fix that.
Underground shouldn't mean underwater.
An urban cemetery is a surprising sanctuary for fantastic fungi
Spaces for the dead are becoming stepping stones to wildlife discovery.
Rethinking our roofs, parking lots, and sidewalks could save money and lives
The benefits of so-called 'smart surfaces.'
From Chicagoan to Phoenician, here’s what to call the residents of the biggest US cities
What did you call me?!
Turning the lights off for a few nights each year could save millions of birds
Bright city lights can be deadly for migratory birds like warblers and thrushes.
Want to make city driving safer? Remove left turns.
Algorithms can point urban planners to the right intersections.
City gardens are abuzz with imperiled native bees
Even with non-native plants, backyard gardens are playing a crucial role for pollinators.
Cities have unique microbiomes which could be key to keeping us healthy
Researchers swabbed city buses and subways and found DNA from viruses and bacteria that had never been classified before.
Super-white paint could cut air conditioning bills by 80 percent
A coat of paint can passively cool down buildings in increasingly hot cities.
The top 10 cities for biking probably aren’t where you think
Cold weather doesn’t stop avid pedal pushers.