How the pandemic upended crime patterns

An examination of April crime statistics across eight US cities.

Scenes from Naples, Italy: A city changed by lockdown

People walking outside see a different city than the one they left two months ago.

Coming soon to cities everywhere: PPE vending machines

It's a simple concept that makes a ton of sense.

A very American form of essential work: Gun-violence prevention

There's another epidemic in American cities, and it's only gotten harder to address.

The most resilient cities are the ones that listen

Recovering from any crisis requires taking civic engagement seriously.

In cities like Baltimore, municipal elections are a show that must go on, somehow

The pandemic has changed nearly everything about campaigning locally.

Podcast: No Exit

On lockdown in Italy, and the role of urban art.