During the nightly blackouts designed to protect London from aerial attack during World War II, authorities used white paint as a cheap tool for making the city navigable in the darkness. Could London offer lessons for building resilient cities?
Jan 7, 2014 Gizmodo
We regret we weren't able to deliver this valuable information last month, but apparently a "hangover taxi" stocked with orange juice, sunglasses, and Tylenol has been offering free rides to stricken Londoners.
Jan 3, 2014 Los Angeles Times
Sir Norman Foster has put forth plans for a 135-mile network of elevated cycle pathways dubbed "SkyCycle". In addition to its enormous price tag, the scheme faces practical concerns from cycling advocates.
Jan 2, 2014 Daily Mail
Bike share is in some ways the opposite of public transit, from a demographic perspective. While transit is often disproportionately patronized by low income riders, bike share is overwhelmingly avoided by that same group. NPR looks for the reasons.
Dec 13, 2013 NPR
Amid declining ridership, Barclays Bank has announced its intention to cancel its sponsorship of London's bike-share system after only paying half its promised investment. The announcement is just the latest challenge for the stumbling system.
Dec 12, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Last Friday night, more than 1,000 Londoners staged an unusual protest against the official response to a spate of fatal accidents involving cyclists.
Dec 2, 2013 The Guardian Bike Blog
Tragic collisions have claimed the lives of five London cyclists over the last nine days. Though the causes for the collisions have yet to be determined, Mayor Boris Johnson has suggested the deaths resulted from cyclists' "risky" decisions.
Nov 15, 2013 The Guardian
Concerns over growing inequality swept Bill de Blasio into New York City's Mayor's office last week. Could an election campaign based on the same theme help David Lammy become London's first black mayor?
Nov 11, 2013 The Guardian
Facebook has a thing for Frank Gehry—and the feeling, apparently, is mutual.
Nov 11, 2013 Los Angeles Times
Recent deaths along London's cycling "superhighway" have forced Mayor Boris Johnson to rethink how to protect users of the city's expanding cycling infrastructure from vehicle collisions.
Nov 8, 2013 The Guardian