United Kingdom

An unflinching op-ed post begs a rethinking of narratives that cheer the "Triumph of the City." In the contemporary city, the argument goes, only the rich are better off from urbanization.
4 days ago   Citymetric
<p>Mayor Livingstone's sledgehammer approach to congestion management lacks imagination, and travel in the UK capital isn't that much better, according to a recent commentary.</p>
Mar 26, 2007   Spiked
<p>British planners have green-lighted a dizzying array of new high-rise projects, though some question the benefits of building tall.</p>
Mar 10, 2007   BBC News
What happens when Edinburgh's implements a pedestrian congestion fee along The Royal Mile?
Mar 9, 2007   YouTube
<p>Mayor Livingstone set forth a bold, detailed plan to reduce London's greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2025. However, many sectors are outside the city's scope, such as an increase aviation emissions, and a nationwide price on the carbon pollution.</p>
Mar 3, 2007   The Guardian
<p>Facing public pressure, Britain's PM stands firm on plans to relieve traffic congestion and improve public transport with motorist user fees.</p>
Feb 21, 2007   BBC
<p>London's mayor takes on the traffic challenge by expanding his congestion pricing experiment into West London -- an area with posh shopping areas and celebrity townhouses.</p>
Feb 19, 2007   CNN
<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>
Feb 13, 2007   The Irish Times
<p>100-year-old plots of organic farmland in east London are in line to be bulldozed to make room for development of facilities for the 2012 Olympics -- a four-week-long event.</p>
Feb 13, 2007   The Guardian Unlimited
<p>Leaders in Edinburgh, Scotland have adopted a new green building code to lessen the environmental impact of development.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   Green Building Press
<p>With its traditional design and mixture of uses, Poundbury -- the experimental development created by Prince Charles -- is fast becoming the model for development in Britain.</p>
Feb 2, 2007   The Times