Stereotypically, gay, queer and trans kids flee small towns to find acceptance in big, diverse cities like New York or Chicago. But evidence shows many will eventually return to rural areas.
Some do so of their own accord, using airport amenities to meet their basic needs. Others, however, would rather be anywhere else – and find themselves at the mercy of bureaucratic wrangling.
Universities can provide the leadership and motivation to keep different groups learning from each other and working together.
To protect urban trees, it's important to reduce the impact from construction. Advance planning and close supervision can help.
Laneway suites could increase rental stock in established neighbourhoods without affecting their character. Toronto has lagged behind other cities in Canada and North America.
In the future, tiny robots will inspect pipes for blockages and leaks.
Two scholars of cities explain why dense, urban areas will survive – and thrive – long after the pandemic ends, and even if they don't get a bailout.
Dead cities are enduring images in post-apocalyptic literature and cinema.
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.
Out of the existing 29 million homes in the UK, only eight million meet the highest energy standards.
Cities occupy just 3% of the Earth's surface, yet more than half the world's population live in urban environments. We need nation-wide plans to keep our cities cool so no one gets left behind.
A study of preschoolers' understanding of their urban environments suggests their voices should be heard more in city planning.
Containment during the pandemic has contributed to a recognition of the importance of public space as a gathering place and an essential tool to meet the needs of the population.
Transportation planning for the elderly should consider their needs, including safe pathways and accessible vehicles.
New research on Wisconsin's changing demographics suggests that racial integration and political polarization were a combustible combination in Kenosha, where violence erupted in August.
An increase in cyclists due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that cities need to look at what it means to develop and maintain inclusive bicycle infrastructure.
Dark skies have value. They are a profoundly wonderful yet highly threatened natural asset.
Lethal methods and relocation aren't effective, sustainable or humane approaches to human-wildlife conflicts.
Hull-office? Working from Stoke? How the pandemic could turn around decades of decline.
Changing climatic conditions and ecological hazards are an important migration driver in sub-Saharan Africa.