neighborhoods

Design DIY Design Kits Transform LA Streets Into Urban Arts Spaces

LADOT launches accelerator for plazas, parklets, and bicycle corrals.

Advertising Airbnb Crowdsources Travel Guide From Users, Launches Local Lounges

The travel service's new Neighborhood service is designed to allow users to find their ideal travel experience in a personal and intuitive way.

Innovation Ted Talk: Alex Steffen On The Shareable Future Of Cities [Video]

The co-founder of Worldchanging.com discusses neighborhood-based green projects.

Technology Blink-182 Rewards YouTube Copyright Infringers [video]

The video for the pop-punk band's latest single feature footage of fans who have used there music without permission on YouTube.

Home App Puts The 'Neighbor' Back In Neighborhood

The newly minted 'Home Elephant' application is the start to an ongoing conversation with your neighborhood.

Retail The Walmart Effect

A controversial report by Hunter College's Center for Community Planning finds that Wal-Mart openings can have a surprisingly negative effect on communities.

Home How Much Do You Spend Getting Around?

A new website helps users track and visualize their transportation costs.

Design The Birth Of The Microhood

From San Francisco comes a hyper-hyperlocal way of looking at neighborhoods and communities.

Design (Report) Ordinary Places: Transforming Everyday Space

A new report addresses the question of how we can create a valuable urbanism for present and future generations.

Video Jane's Walks: Revealing The Intimate Stories Of Local Neighborhoods

A grassroots movement named after author and activist Jane Jacobs is aiming to enrich communities by organizing locally-led walking tours in towns and cities.