RThe impact of cities is spreading beyond local and even national borders, argues Robert Neuwirth in this piece from <em>What Matters</em>.
Jan 13, 2011 What Matters
China is building millions of housing units. But is the country building neighborhoods?
Jan 9, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
National Geographic tackles the controversial issue of population growth, and the sustainability of a growing population. Should we worry about maxing out the planet? Not necessarily, according to Nat. Geo.
Jan 3, 2011 National Geographic
Nevada was the fastest growing state in the nation over the last ten years, but amid that growth has been a severe economic downturn.
Dec 29, 2010 The New York Times
The first piece of data from the 2010 U.S. Census has been released, showing state-by-state population information. <em>The Urbanophile</em> offers three maps that document how the country has changed since the last Census in 2000.
Dec 22, 2010 The Urbanophile
Over the past 30 years, the overgrown Iranian capital has arrived at unhealthy levels of air pollution and traffic congestion, but with the installation of a metro, BRT system, and bike rental program seems to be heading in a new direction.
Dec 2, 2010 TheCityFix
The latest issue of <em>Nature</em> looks at the implications of an increasingly urban world on the field of science, and the field's impact on cities.
Oct 21, 2010 Nature
In the face of climate change and sea level rise, <em>Popular Science</em> offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.
Oct 17, 2010 Popular Science
Freshwater is becoming increasingly scarce. Our cities will need to address these shortages with better design, according to author Steven Solomon.
Oct 16, 2010 Grist
With more than 750,00 people expected to add on to the city's population over the next 30 years, officials and locals in Austin are trying to map out how the city should grow and change to handle the influx.
Sep 29, 2010 Austin American-Statesman