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There are now 402 bus rapid transit (BRT) lines operating around the world, according to data from BRTData.org.
16 hours ago   The City Fix
Tesla has revealed the specs on the Tesla-P, a new model that will be sure to excite the public realm-conscious urbanite.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Last night's edition of the Family Feud gave starchitects a pop culture moment.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Microsoft announced a big update to the Word spell check dictionary today to include the constantly evolving and often incomprehensible language of planning.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
You know them when you see them—they're the ones ready to suck the winds out of your sails and set you back at least a month, but probably more, of good work and high morale.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Qualcomm and Arup recently published a report on their vision for the future of connected cities. We spoke to Chris Luebkeman, Arup Fellow and Global Director of Foresight, Research and Innovation, and Qualcomm's Kiva Allgood to learn more.
Mar 31, 2015   Arup Connect
The "Cities: Skylines" city-building simulation game enters the scene long dominated by SimCity.
Mar 30, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Ok maybe not everything, everything—but the recognizable tropes of subway maps do make it easier to explain everything from the development of cities to musical styles to interstellar scale.
Mar 27, 2015   Vox
A New York magazine article examines the idea of the mile-high skyscraper. Once imagined by Frank Lloyd Wright but impossible to build, the idea is not science fiction anymore.
Mar 26, 2015   New York Magazine
New technology could open a new era of independence for blind and visually impaired residents of communities everywhere.
Mar 26, 2015   Urbanful
Until last week, the seasons never changed on satellite image software. But Mapbox's Landsat-Live program shares clear images of the Earth's surface in near-real time.
Mar 23, 2015   CityLab