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London's mayor has proposed a solution to tackle the city's congestion and an expected population increase of 20 percent by 2030: build a system of tunnels to alleviate automobile traffic.
3 days ago   The Guardian
Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy for the Greater London Authority, does not see diesel as the right technology for driving in the city. Also blames the European Commission for for being too lenient with emission standards
Nov 29, 2015   Cities of the Future
If a Seattle company gets its way, in a few years there will be 100 floating wind turbines about 15 miles off San Luis Obispo County on the central California coast, generating about 1 gigawatt of electricity.
Nov 14, 2015   San Jose Mercury News
A new study confirms much of what we already suspect about the choices people make about where to live, but with a far-reaching, scientific approach.
Nov 12, 2015   CityLab
London Mayor Boris Johnson has tabled strict air-pollution controls until 2020 despite evidence of increasing pollution levels in the city's center.
Nov 10, 2015   The New York Times
A retailer in Liverpool has installed a new 'fast track' pedestrian lane outside its store to separate the slow from the hurried.
Nov 6, 2015   CityLab
Maybe Halloween isn't the best night for it—but otherwise consider the weekend as a good time to get lost in a city.
Oct 31, 2015   Citymetric
A proposed extension of a 2013 law allowing commercial conversion to residential uses is threatening to "accelerate the hollowing out" of London.
Oct 28, 2015   The Guardian
With market pressures pushing landowners in London to build pricey new flats, local music venues are getting the boot; but does this make sense economically?
Oct 14, 2015   Citymetric
Recent controversies over high-priced restaurants and cafes in formerly working class neighborhoods reveal the deep connections between food and cultural identity.
Oct 6, 2015   Pacific Standard
According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
Oct 6, 2015   Dallas Observer