Europe

An online video game has the perfect remedy for anyone who hates modernism—and Le Corbusier more specifically.
Yesterday   The Architect's Newspaper
The city of Lviv in western Ukraine has begun a 9-year initiative to build 168 miles of bicycling infrastructure to the region.
Oct 13, 2011   TheCityFix.com
Combine ZipCar-style checkout with the flexibility of bike sharing and you get Autolib', Paris' new car sharing system.
Oct 6, 2011   the transport politic
The French city of Nantes was for generations an industrial shipbuilding center, but that business gasped its last breath in 1987. City leaders began working then to reimagine the city, and part of that visions is, yes, a mechanical elephant.
Oct 4, 2011   The New York Times
Ecopolis Plaza is a former industrial site that has become an inventive children's park, located roughly 12 miles from the center of Madrid. Nicole Jewell checks it out.
Oct 1, 2011   Buildipedia
La Lignon, a massive 2,780 unit housing project, was built hastily in the 70s in Switzerland to help manage a massive housing crisis. Today, some people call it home and others call it "a monster."
Sep 30, 2011   The New York Times
An expansion of Dublin's light rail system (DART) has been put on hold by Ireland's Transport Minister, who is ditching the idea in favor of a bus rapid transit system.
Sep 29, 2011   Irish Independent
When the rest of the world is campaigning relentlessly for people to even consider using bicycles, the model city that started the movement is facing a unique problem of its own. Too many bikes during rush hour renders the activity dangerous to some.
Sep 17, 2011   The Guardian
Earlier this week, New York City officials announced a new bikeshare system that will be available to New Yorkers in 2012.
Sep 16, 2011   TheCityFix.com
Michèle Champagne of Open City Projects Inc. examines Amsterdam's Mercator Square and how it functions as an open space. The community around Mercator Square is ethnically diverse, has good urbanism details, yet violence still is a problem.
Sep 14, 2011   Open City Projects
In Berlin and The Netherlands, crazy ideas of building mountains for recreational purposes are actually being entertained.
Sep 14, 2011   Pruned