Europe

When it comes to fracking, much dialog is about energy vs. environment. Not this one. NPR reports on the economic consequences of Europe's rejection of fracking. Many European companies are setting up shop in the U.S. where energy may cost 75% less.
Mar 27, 2014   NPR Morning Edition
An entrepreneur in a declining industrial city takes visitors on an 'Urban Safari.'
Dec 17, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
Was Leonardo a proponent of sprawl? The Renaissance man evidently believed the congestion of cities caused plagues in Milan in the 1480s, and drew up plans for a new city with wide streets and a network of canals.
Dec 16, 2010   Suite 101
Shared streets -- the idea that pedestrians, bikes and cars can all navigate together in the same space -- is a fundamental rethinking of the underlying philosophy related to the design and operation of transportation facilities, write Norman W. Garrick and James G. Hanley. Exclusive
Dec 16, 2010  By Tim Halbur
As Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup, officials are predicting that infrastructure projects will see a major boost.
Dec 16, 2010   The Moscow News
One Swedish city is saying bye to fossil fuels and using its position as an epicenter of farming and food processing to generate energy from some unlikely sources... potato peels, manure, used cooking oil, stale cookies and pig intestines.
Dec 13, 2010   The New York Times
Since reunification in 1989, many East German cities have been devastated by failing economies and population loss. The Germans, therefore, have a leg up on management strategies for failing cities. Doreen Ritzau takes a tour.
Dec 2, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
Is Paris for sale to the highest bidder? Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France and Bertrand Delanoë, the Mayor of Paris, are planning massive new towers that could destroy the character of the beloved city, says Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D. Exclusive
Nov 29, 2010  By Tim Halbur
A new model of subway car designed by BMW and Siemens is being built for the Warsaw, Poland Metro. The aluminum chassis is reportedly 97.5% recyclable.
Nov 27, 2010   Fast Company
A Russian construction company wants to build a 100,000-person city in an abandoned diamond mine, and cover it with a dome.
Nov 20, 2010   Wired UK
Stephen Smith critiques the new mayor's strategies for fighting congestion in the Russian city.
Nov 18, 2010   Market Urbanism