Future Cities

March 4, 2014, 2pm PST
Governments should look to land value tax to fund large city-building projects.
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February 26, 2014, 10am PST
Tech buses deployed by companies like Google and Apple bring the benefit of more collective transportation. But there's an underlying dark side to these services that must be discussed.
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February 21, 2014, 5am PST
Developers should be looking to shrinking cities like Detroit and Buffalo, not to greenfields, for future development.
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February 19, 2014, 7am PST
Interested in city transportation and mass transit? Here are the Top 10 accounts to follow on Twitter.
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February 14, 2014, 12pm PST
A valentine to ten cities around the world that are quietly creating urban paradigms to admire and emulate.
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February 13, 2014, 6am PST
Should dying cities like Detroit get their own visa programs to attract skilled foreign workers? What about prosperous cities like New York and London?
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February 11, 2014, 8am PST
One of the best ways to gain citizens' perspectives of their cities is to see what they see, and how they see it. Here are 30 photos sent in by people from global cities that capture that point of view.
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February 2, 2014, 1pm PST
City Hall isn't what it once was. Here are eight new positions that your local government should be hiring for this year.
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January 30, 2014, 11am PST
These 15 ancient cities can help modern urbanites plan more efficient and sustainable municipalities.
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January 26, 2014, 9am PST
Chicago's big-data projects seem unwieldy, but there is a sound core plan informing them.
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January 19, 2014, 7am PST
Cross-sector collaboration helped six Massachusetts cities share $1.8 million in grants this week.
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January 13, 2014, 10am PST
In December, the Rockefeller Foundation chose the first 33 cities to receive funding and support through its 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. Here's what comes next.
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January 5, 2014, 11am PST
Here are five urban IT projects that are set to win big this year -- and serve as examples for cities everywhere.
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December 31, 2013, 7am PST
As we bid farewell to 2013, here are the Top 10 scandals that cast a negative light on some global cities this past year.
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December 28, 2013, 5am PST
Next month, Copenhagen starts its year as European Green Capital. We run down five of the reasons it won the title -- with no references to cycling or Jan Gehl.
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December 22, 2013, 9am PST
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's "Great Streets" plan is long on vision, but short on budget details. Terry Sweeney identifies some wealthy locals who should be called on for help.
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December 19, 2013, 6am PST
Researchers from City University in London have analyzed the ways men and women use the city's bike share scheme differently. Transport for London will use this information to plan better outreach.
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December 13, 2013, 8am PST
The World Economic Forum has reported on the state of national energy networks around the world and which countries are doing the most to embrace renewable energy technology.
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December 8, 2013, 9am PST
Jan Gehl argued at the Royal Institute of British Architects annual research symposium that architects and urban planners must do more research on how their schemes affect people.
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November 29, 2013, 9am PST
Technology company Ericsson has published its 2013 list of the world's cities with the best information and communications technology (ICT) networks, but there are also good things happening in the cities with the least developed networks.
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