Europe

August 19, 2009, 12pm PDT
Beginning this September, residents of Dublin will have a new option for getting around town as the city's new public bicycle system debuts.
The Irish Times
August 13, 2009, 9am PDT
Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe has announced a plan to initiate a citywide car-sharing system, building on the success of the city's popular bike sharing program.
Der Spiegel
August 8, 2009, 11am PDT
Spaniards are quickly adapting to life with a high-speed rail network. Air travel between Barecelona and Madrid is down 46% because of it.
The Guardian U.K.
August 3, 2009, 1pm PDT
In Copenhagen, architect David Zahle faced with a problem site. They needed to build 215,000 sq. ft. of parking and 108,000 sq. ft. of housing on one lot. The solution was a sort of artificial mountain.
Dwell
August 3, 2009, 6am PDT
Through the use of infrared aerial photography, the lost ancient Roman city of Altinum has been found.
Der Spiegel
July 29, 2009, 10am PDT
This piece from <em>Worldchanging</em> takes an in-depth look at the competition to redesign metropolitan Paris for the year 2030.
WorldChanging
July 25, 2009, 7am PDT
Moscow's architectural heritage is in danger, according to a new report on preservation in the city.
Metropolis
July 21, 2009, 5am PDT
Prague's temporary riverfront beach gives locals a summer destination and a view on the city's iconic architecture.
The New York Times
July 20, 2009, 12pm PDT
In this radio interview covering high speed rail, streetcars, bicycling, and paying for the proposed $500 billion transportation bill, Chairman Oberstar of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discusses the future of transportation.
Living on Earth
July 19, 2009, 7am PDT
Cyclists hear a lot about how much better the biking is in Europe. The Brooklyn Paper takes a look at why, and whether or not the lessons of Amsterdam are applicable in the US.
The Brooklyn Paper
July 15, 2009, 10am PDT
Cities can expand transit service areas by providing convenient access by bike.
City Parks Blog
July 13, 2009, 9am PDT
The Portuguese Coast is one of the most energetic in the world, and is the first country to have a commercial-scale wave energy device in the water. Now, they're planning a "pilot zone" for expanding the technology.
Renewable Energy World
July 11, 2009, 5am PDT
A Russian manufacturer has announced plans to build a nuclear energy plant on a floating platform near the Bering Sea.
The New York Times
July 8, 2009, 9am PDT
Economic improvement projects funded by the stimulus are moving full steam ahead -- in France.
The New York Times
July 8, 2009, 5am PDT
Roundabouts, usually considered a quirky European development, can reduce delays at intersections by 20%, according to studies by Kansas State University.
Project For Public Spaces
July 2, 2009, 12pm PDT
An Italian company is using an RC model submarine to run fiber optic cable through sewer systems.
Boing Boing
June 30, 2009, 2pm PDT
Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG looks at plans for a zoo in France made up of simulated environments, and wonders why we don't build simulated environments for humans.
BLDBLOG
June 27, 2009, 7am PDT
According to the latest numbers out of Amsterdam, residents are for the first time using bicycles for transport more often than they use their cars.
The Oregonian
June 25, 2009, 7am PDT
European cities are experimenting with trains that can switch from heavy rail (to reach suburbs on existing tracks) and street-running fixed link systems (to reach city centers).
City Mayors
June 19, 2009, 9am PDT
Paris' bike-sharing program Vélib was supposed to make commuting more civilized; instead it has become the subject of widespread theft and abuse.
The Globe and Mail