May 3, 2013, 1pm PDT
Paris's Boulevard Peripherique is one of the most clogged roadways in Europe, it delivers dangerous pollution to 100,000 people in its vicinity, and this year it turned 40. Lara Marlowe looks at the future for one of Paris's little loved landscapes.
February 18, 2010, 12pm PST
Paul Keogh, the new president of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, says that a politically-driven planning system ran unabated during the Irish boom, emphasizing development at all costs.
August 19, 2009, 12pm PDT
Beginning this September, residents of Dublin will have a new option for getting around town as the city's new public bicycle system debuts.
August 8, 2008, 1pm PDT
Commuters on Ireland's N11 expressway were surprised to find that the cause of a massive traffic jam was a monkey on the loose.
July 18, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>According to a recent survey of architects in Ireland, 80% think that local planning decisions do not support good design and are essentially a waste of time.</p>
February 13, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Urban researchers have released a report warning that Dublin, Ireland, may soon have a sprawling footprint comparable to Los Angeles, but with less than one quarter the population. The report also suggests more investment in public transportation.</p>
April 10, 2006, 6am PDT
Vancouver's "Living First" strategy, which emphasizes downtown living, as well as careful attention to designing the downtown skyline, has made it one of North America's most livable cities.
January 14, 2005, 9am PST
Historic Dublin is feeling pressure to increase density. Will Dubliners end up living in high-rise city center towers?
September 24, 2001, 1pm PDT
A special series of twelve articles discussing Ireland's traffic problems and possible solutions.