Vicky Gan, CityLab

Vicky Gan

CityLab

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Vicky:

What Telecommuting Looked Like in 1973

Working remotely long predated third-wave coffee shops and sleek co-working spaces. → Read More

Paula Zuccotti's 'Every Thing We Touch' Photo Project Catalogs Daily Life in Objects

Designer Paula Zuccotti asked 62 people from around the world to record every item they touched in a single day. → Read More

How Many Calories Do You Burn Walking Around New York City?

A healthy alternative to waiting for the train. → Read More

Cyclists Are Exposed to Air Pollution Even on Bike Lanes, According to Fort Collins Commuting Study

Bike lanes don't cut it, according to a Fort Collins commuting study. → Read More

These Candles Symbolize Climate Change

They melt just like glaciers. → Read More

Inside the Fight to Rid Black Women's Hair Salons of Toxic Chemicals

Chemicals in hair relaxers and other products can have dangerous side effects—especially for salon workers. But a number of groups are trying to change that. → Read More

Around the World in Concrete Puzzles

Logiplaces transform cities and natural landmarks into “playable landscapes.” → Read More

A City Bureaucrat Created an Ode to an Ottawa Bus Route

DJ and cultural planner Kwende Kefentse created a soundtrack for his city. → Read More

This Card Game Challenges Social Biases

Designed by Dartmouth’s Tiltfactor Lab, Buffalo challenges your social biases. → Read More

The Hippest Cafe in Providence Was Totally Fake

It was an art project satirizing the exclusivity of foodie culture. → Read More

A Ride-Hailing App for Rickshaws

A start-up in Pakistan is trying to make it easier to get a lift. → Read More

An All-in-One Solution to Tangled Earbud Wires

Skybuds promise an end to knotted cords. → Read More

A Portable Cabinet of Curiosities

The Mini Museum is a handheld collection of 26 specimens “from Earth and beyond.” → Read More

A Portable Cabinet of Curiosities

The Mini Museum is a handheld collection of 26 specimens “from Earth and beyond.” → Read More

A Portable Cabinet of Curiosities

The Mini Museum is a handheld collection of 26 specimens “from Earth and beyond.” → Read More

Ask CityLab: Why Won't Subway Doors Reopen When I Try to Squeeze Through?

Stand clear of the closing doors, please. → Read More

Ask CityLab: Why Won't Subway Doors Reopen When I Try to Squeeze Through?

Stand clear of the closing doors, please. → Read More

Ask CityLab: Why Won't Subway Doors Reopen When I Try to Squeeze Through?

Stand clear of the closing doors, please. → Read More

Oakland Startup AirPaper Will Cancel Your Comcast Account for $5

AirPaper to the rescue. → Read More

The WageSpot App Maps the Salaries of Everyone Around You

A new app gathers data you’re too polite to ask about. → Read More