October 8, 2016, 11am PDT
The country of French Polynesia is on the verge of permitting a floating city, funded by wealthy Silicon Valley interests and sustained by utopian dreams.
September 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
August 22, 2016, 6am PDT
A new levy on transportation networking companies in Massachusetts will raise funds to help level the playing field for taxi businesses.
November 3, 2015, 6am PST
Gas prices are 80 cents a gallon less than a year ago and $1.50 less than April 2014. With this amount of savings, the economy should be improving from all the extra cash in consumers' hands. You'll be surprised where much of the savings is going.
September 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
How does New York stack up compared to London, Tokyo, or even Moscow?
September 26, 2014, 9am PDT
Mikael Colville-Andersen discusses the benefits and methods of designing bicycle infrastructure within a city in a TEDxZurich talk.
November 14, 2013, 12pm PST
Urban and Regional Planning has landed a spot on Business Insider's list of the "15 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Stress", a claim we're sure some of you may take issue with.
November 8, 2013, 2pm PST
Images of a new apartment development in Qingdao, Shandong province have caused a stir on the Internet in recent weeks. The reason? Builders painted dozens of fake windows along the high-rise buildings' facades. Who were they trying to fool?
November 7, 2013, 5am PST
If you liked the pace of development during the Bloomberg administration, you're going to love Bill de Blasio. Development-related revenues will be necessary to fund the new mayor's priorities and inherited challenges explains Josh Barro.
December 17, 2012, 7am PST
Max Nisen discusses how cities like Boston and Edmonton are successfully applying popular trends from the private sector - on topics such as mobility, engagement, big data and innovation - and changing the way we live.
November 15, 2012, 9am PST
Hong Kong has supplanted New York atop Cushman & Wakefield's list of the ten most expensive shopping streets in the world. London's Bond Street fell out of the top ten due to Britain's weak economy.
October 22, 2012, 12pm PDT
<em>Business Insider</em> has compiled a list of the "31 fastest growing cities on the planet." Cities in China and Africa we're well represented, with only two cities outside of those areas cracking the list.
June 27, 2012, 1pm PDT
No, we're not talking about climate change - this list from Business Insider imagines which U.S. cities will be the best cities to live in in the future of 20 years from now.
June 18, 2012, 8am PDT
It seems a bit early in the year to be bestowing "best of" honors, but that hasn't stopped the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) from naming their best tall buildings of 2012. These towers are certainly worth paying attention to.
February 27, 2012, 10am PST
Yepoka Yeebo reports on Baltimore's newest plan to deal with the tens of thousands of abandoned houses that mar the city.
June 19, 2011, 9am PDT
A year after taking a look at the new but empty cities being created in China, <em>Business Insider</em> takes a trip back to see what's changed in those brand new and unoccupied cities.
April 27, 2011, 11am PDT
Cities have existed since about 5000 B.C. This post from <em>Business Insider</em> looks at some of the most important cities throughout history.
March 18, 2011, 11am PDT
As it prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Russian resort city of Sochi has transformed from a "blank slate" into the "world's biggest construction site".
January 16, 2011, 11am PST
Patrick Chovanec, an economics professor in Beijing, explains that the majority of Chinese have more time and less money, so prefer slower, cheaper modes of travel than the new, expensive bullet trains.
December 23, 2010, 5am PST
This post from <em>Business Insider</em> collects satellite imagery and pictures of ghost towns in China.