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February 9, 2012, 9am PST
In most cases, traffic signals are used to stop vehicles succumbing to Newton's law of motion, but a new decree in Paris will change that. Eighteen intersections are now subject to newly relaxed rules that allow cyclists to continue at red lights.
The Telegraph
February 7, 2012, 5am PST
The new exhibit at Toyko's Mori Art Museum will be the first architecture showcase since the 2011 earthquake, and displays a movement central to the country's history of building and rebuilding.
The New York Times
February 5, 2012, 9am PST
Chalder Burr, GQ's scent critic ranks the top ten most fragrant cities in the world.
Gentlemens Quarterley
February 5, 2012, 5am PST
Urban Planning Professor David King has found that rather than working in competition, taxi cabs actually augment public transit networks.
The Atlantic Cities
February 2, 2012, 10am PST
Gendered Innovations, a Stanford University project devoted to gender analysis, has revealed that miscategorization has obscured the fact that women ride public transit much more than previously believed, and much more than men.
The Atlantic Cities
January 19, 2012, 9am PST
Next American City Editor in Chief, Diana Lind describes how vital and particular Zoe Strauss' photographs are to the city of Philadelphia, and its cultural and political future.
Next American City
January 16, 2012, 9am PST
Joerg Haentzschel interviews the young architect Bjarke Ingels. Through offices now established in Copenhagen and New York, Ingels is slowly pushing his 'pragmatic utopian architecture' into the mainstream.
032C
December 20, 2011, 8am PST
A new park in Chicago aims to turn 140,000 acres of under-used and post industrial land along the Second City's southern rim into the country's largest urban park. Governor Pat Quinn hopes to add private funding to the $17m allotted by the state.
The Atlantic
December 20, 2011, 7am PST
In a recent report about Malaysia, the World Bank has said that the capital's urban sprawl is transforming it into a "mini Los Angeles" rather than a densely populated Asian City.
The Wall Street Journal
December 20, 2011, 6am PST
Only three days after Stanford pulled out of the bidding, rival Cornell is to be announced as the university chosen to create a new science graduate school on Roosevelt Island.
New York Times