Europe

May 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
The New York Times
May 1, 2018, 2pm PDT
In addition to commuter trains hauled by an electric or diesel-powered locomotive, there are EMUs and DMUs, and come 2021, for the first time in North America, there should be a ZEMU thanks in part to a $30 million California transportation grant.
California Assembly Press Release
April 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
A London art exhibit lets visitors experience a simulation of the polluted air from five cities around the world.
CityLab
April 27, 2018, 10am PDT
Electric vehicles will be able to pull charge from a track they drive over when eRoadArlanda project is complete.
CNBC
April 27, 2018, 6am PDT
Relaxed U.S. fuel economy standards, as Environmental Protection Administration chief Scott Pruitt announced on April 2, would have effects extending far beyond the United States.
The New York Times
April 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
With Mayor Jenny Durkan's announcement that Seattle will pursue cordon area congestion pricing coming five days after New York dropped its plan, a Washington State pro-business publication looks at the difficulties in getting the politics right.
Lens
April 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
Housing prices soared in Germany in 2017, but one city outpaced the world.
Quartz
April 4, 2018, 5am PDT
Large-scale road and rail projects aim to facilitate travel from the south of Italy all the way up to Sweden and Finland.
The Economist
March 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Despite the fatal crash in Arizona and growing fears that taxi drivers will lose their livelihood, Juan Galiardo says he is optimistic that the transition to driverless will “ultimately be beneficial.”
Cities of the Future
March 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Cities collecting personally identifiable data, by the government or through any third party, are responsible to abide by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, just like any other organization collecting data.
Cities of the Future
March 23, 2018, 7am PDT
Paris' Socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, wants to make transit free to get people out of their cars in the city of 2.2 million.
Reuters
March 4, 2018, 7am PST
While there are differences in the user cases of early adopters, around the world it is clear that Europeans will have to wait a bit longer to enjoy the speed, low latency, and reliability of 5G networks.
Cities of the Future
March 2, 2018, 7am PST
Unlike banning sales of new internal combustion vehicles at a future date, the German court ruling applies to the operation of older, diesel-powered cars in the country's most polluted cities. It's up to the cities, though, to enact the bans.
The New York Times
February 26, 2018, 1pm PST
Brussels is the latest city to provide incentives for commuters willing to take transit in the name of air quality.
The Guardian
February 16, 2018, 8am PST
How many now-classic design features are actually tax-avoidance strategies?
99% Invisible
February 11, 2018, 7am PST
Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.
Quartz
February 2, 2018, 1pm PST
The government of the Balearic Islands drafts new law that requires rental car companies to phase out fossil fuel vehicles and to switch to a 100% electric fleet by 2030.
Cities of the Future
February 1, 2018, 7am PST
"Rethinking Streets in an Era of Driverless Cars" presents ideas about how city planners, policy makers and community residents can begin thinking about street transformation in an AV era.
Sustainable Cities Initiative
January 12, 2018, 7am PST
Ok, they're sneakers, not boots, but a new shoes available in small numbers in Berlin will double as transit fare for most of 2018.
CityLab
January 3, 2018, 7am PST
Cities have become obsessed with going viral.
CityLab