March 8, 2017, 10am PST
The U.S. EPA has signaled that it will withdraw an earlier decision to maintain the 54.5 miles per gallon target. Should that happen, a major casualty will be electric vehicles, according to one prominent EV advocate interviewed on NPR.
March 7, 2017, 7am PST
Paolo Berdini, Rome's councilor for urban planning, has resigned from his position after clashing with the city's mayor over a new soccer stadium for AS Roma.
March 2, 2017, 2pm PST
The Pritzker Prize, sometimes called the Nobel Prize of architecture, was announced this week, going to Spanish firm RCR Arquitectes.
The Pritzker Architecture Prize
February 17, 2017, 8am PST
In Ireland, there's one house for every 2.35 people. According to industry experts, that's twice as many vacant homes as a normal, healthy market should have. So why then is the country considered to be in a housing crisis?
February 14, 2017, 5am PST
In order to stop new development in areas previously consumed by forest fires, Spanish firefighters are using a little known law that prohibits new building's within a 500 meter (0.3 miles) radius of a cemetery.
February 10, 2017, 12pm PST
After Barcelona City Council conducted inspections and imposed sanctions on illegal tourist rentals in the city, Airbnb responded by announcing restrictions on multiple listings in the downtown area. The city council responded bluntly.
February 10, 2017, 6am PST
Last year, Zagreb, Croatia boasted the largest number of participants in International Winter Bike to Work Day. This year it's hoping to defend its title.
February 5, 2017, 7am PST
As the lawmakers in Washington, D.C. prepare to gut the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalists got inspiring news from the country of Sweden.
January 24, 2017, 12pm PST
We all know that pollution, like tobacco, kills! We also know that diesel fuel is extremely dirty. Unfortunately, until a few years ago, the automobile industry had deceived us into believing that diesel was as clean or cleaner than gasoline.
January 20, 2017, 12pm PST
Paris and New York, seamlessly photoshopped together—that's a cause we can get behind.
January 18, 2017, 6am PST
Paris's most tourist-friendly neighborhoods are getting less dense: falling fertility rates, rising costs, and home sharing are all suspected as possible culprits.
January 16, 2017, 8am PST
How did Vienna, Austria, substantially reduce car trips while increasing bicycling and trips taken by public transportation over 25 years? A new paper published in the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation provides answers.
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
January 12, 2017, 6am PST
Paris Mayor Anne Hildalgo announced a new plan to further restrict cars and trucks from the city center.
January 6, 2017, 5am PST
The capital of Catalunya is suffering from persistent high pollution due to car density and the largest number of motorcycles in Europe. City administrators, aware of the situation, have been unwilling to take any action that would upset drivers.
January 4, 2017, 7am PST
European cities have taken a proactive role in regulating Airbnb.
January 3, 2017, 10am PST
Ambitious, Rapidly Expanding Vision Zero Movement Seeks to End Vehicular Deaths
December 28, 2016, 6am PST
A unique railway in Germany has a new look.
December 23, 2016, 11am PST
A bike path in the Netherlands has been generating solar power since 2014, but the first example of a solar roadway built for cars opened this week in France.
December 17, 2016, 9am PST
Spain's capital may build a huge casino, but many fear that the facility will flounder in the way similar mega-projects have in the past.
December 14, 2016, 7am PST
Uber needs only a few more years to start its driverless mobility services.
Meanwhile its million-plus self-employed drivers are providing the company with money, data, and future customers before their jobs get permanently ditched.