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August 30, 2019, 11am PDT
The Marchetti Constant, the willingness of people to travel for about a half an hour to get to and from work, explains the size of cities in history, and the metropolitan areas of today.
CityLab
August 28, 2019, 5am PDT
The Danish capital has an ambitious goal to be the world’s greenest and most bike-friendly city, and it is taking big steps to make that happen soon.
Fast Company
August 22, 2019, 5am PDT
Denmark's capital is a model city in terms of biking, but the reasons that bikes rule go beyond political leadership and robust infrastructure.
City Observatory
August 20, 2019, 6am PDT
A greener life means fewer flights for many Europeans.
Time
August 19, 2019, 7am PDT
The country of Estonia is seeking more details on a plan to build the world's longest undersea rail tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn.
Bloomberg
August 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
Bettina Kamuk, global market director for Ramboll, explains how a Copenhagen waste-to-energy facility meets air quality and emissions standards while providing low-carbon energy and recreational activity to the surrounding community.
The Planning Report
August 13, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent study out of Europe reveals the potential of electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) to transition mobility away from cars.
Treehugger
August 9, 2019, 5am PDT
Rome's Spanish Steps are no longer a place for sitting.
Associated Press
July 29, 2019, 2pm PDT
Alliance 90/The Greens, a political party in Germany, wants the country's domestic travel to shift completely to rail. Achieving that goal will require making air travel more expensive and rail travel cheaper and easier.
Euractiv
July 26, 2019, 1pm PDT
In sharp contrast to France's yellow vest demonstrations against fuel tax hikes, Madrid residents took to the streets to keep them free of motor vehicles after new leaders were elected who vowed to rescind the driving ban enacted last November.
CityLab
July 25, 2019, 5am PDT
The pros and cons of fare-free transit involve a range of issues, from operations logistics and outcomes to costs and fiscal priorities.
Pedestrian Observations
July 18, 2019, 11am PDT
The Minister for Transport called it "part of the answer to climate change" – charging air travelers a modest fee for international trips that originate in France and investing the revenue in greener alternatives such as rail transport.
The Washington Post
July 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
Introducing "algorithmic space planning." The last word in that phrase shows that planners should take notice of the new technology just as much as architects and engineers.
Architect Magazine
July 1, 2019, 2pm PDT
Dublin’s future as a leading cycling city was once bright, but many plans have stalled or fallen by the wayside.
The Guardian
June 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new conservative administration says it wants to do away with the ban on cars in the city center.
CityLab
June 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Writing from London in an Op-Ed for Seattle’s Crosscut, Chuck Wolfe argues for a contextual approach to a much-touted search for transportation equity.
Crosscut
June 18, 2019, 11am PDT
Berlin is committing to a huge investment in its public transit infrastructure. Kiwi-living-in-Berlin author and lawyer Leah Hamilton writes about it.
UrbDeZine
June 8, 2019, 11am PDT
What the city of Amsterdam will gain by removing cars from on-street parking space.
CityLab
June 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
Copenhagen may have already met its bicycling goal of 50 percent of modal share for commuting, but it needs to improve the share for all trips. With less funding available, the city is pursuing low cost strategies, such as auto parking removal.
Forbes
May 8, 2019, 9am PDT
Leonardo Da Vinci gets credit for many inventions and creative breakthroughs, but his contributions to the theory of city making gets less credit.
CityLab