By 2030, China will have 220 cities containing a population of 1 million or more, 24 of which will be megacities. The boom China is expected to go through, 'boggles the imagination of North Americans and Europeans.'
Jun 30, 2010 World Changing
Deputy Mayor Naomi Tsur of Jerusalem is proposing that the city must 'emerge from its [many] walls', and connect and enhance its vibrant public spaces.
May 19, 2010 myurbanist
CNN explores the world's 'greenest' urban centers, and find that complexity is the secret of their success.
Apr 28, 2010 CNN Online
Nine-month study commissioned by President Nicolas Sarkozy aims to transform Paris and its surrounding suburbs into the first sustainable “post-Kyoto" city.
Mar 19, 2009 The New York Times
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Sep 27, 2008 Scientific American
Portland, Oregon, has again been named the most sustainable city in the U.S. in a recent ranking.
Sep 23, 2008 Christian Science Monitor
<p>A remnant of Robert Moses' famous push to raze neighborhoods and build highways in their place, the Sheridan Expressway is ripe for revitalization. A local advocate believes that now "the stars are aligned" for it to happen.</p>
May 28, 2008 The Gotham Gazette
<p>Awareness is increasing of the evils of the ubiquitous plastic water bottle. Elizabeth Royte suggests a solution- the return of the public fountain, a neglected staple of yesteryear.</p>
May 26, 2008 The New York Times