What's keeping the historic parts of your city or town from staying up-to-date and well-loved? Usually, the laws.
20 hours ago PlaceShakers
More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
No single tool builds "walk appeal" as powerfully as sidewalk cafes, which are both a cause and an effect of places we love to walk.
Sep 29, 2015 The Original Green Blog
A quick look at a real-time map of air pollution around the world shows how much healthier the air in the United States is than in China.
Sep 27, 2015 CityLab
Features like blank street facades literally turn us off, decreasing mental stimulation and bringing on restlessness and stress. Research points to worrying consequences for people who find their city, well, boring.
Sep 22, 2015 Aeon
Manifesting predictions that many self-driving vehicles will serve as a new form of taxi service, Mercedes-Benz recently revealed some of its plans to develop a fleet of on-demand limousines.
Sep 21, 2015 Quartz
Cities like London are losing their creative edge because the small music venues that foster it are being pushed out.
Sep 17, 2015 The Guardian
A closer look at the data of a study revealing the number of trees on the planet shows several ways to compare and contrast the relative resources, in the form of trees, of countries around the world.
Sep 17, 2015 The Washington Post
A funny thing about the cities that top liveability indexes all over the world: they tend to also lack a few characteristics sought after in more challenging cities.
Sep 14, 2015 Financial Times
A new report stresses the importance of international cooperation on low-carbon development.
Sep 14, 2015 The Guardian