London

3 days ago
Traffic officials around the world are testing 3-D crosswalks in hopes of slowing traffic, and having some success
The Boston Globe
5 days ago
A court ruling in the United Kingdom topples a pillar of the so-called gig economy: Uber's approach to employment.
The New York Times
6 days ago
Disease mapping made a significant leap forward in the 19th century, and data scientists and geographic information scientists are still contributing to the public health field.
Sidewalk Labs
November 10, 2017, 5am PST
A long-debated plan to pedestrianize London's busiest shopping street moves ahead
City A.M.
September 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Uber will appeal a decision to repeal its operating license, but the decision by Transport for London is a major blow for the embattled transportation network company.
The Guardian
September 28, 2017, 5am PDT
Most metro systems in the United States tend to score high on accessibility, while European systems have mixed results.
The Guardian
September 21, 2017, 6am PDT
Walkability makes markets! Scott Bernstein tells the Lloyds of London story from the urbanist's perspective.
PlaceShakers
September 8, 2017, 5am PDT
Building Design (BD) a British architecture publication, has announced the "winner" of the competition to decide the ugliest new building of the year.
Building Design
August 19, 2017, 9am PDT
Baltimore tore down its Confederate monuments, now they have an opportunity to showcase the city's artists.
CityLab
August 18, 2017, 6am PDT
London's Crossrail promises faster commutes and neighborhood revitalization in a global economic hub. But what if Brexit puts a damper on that future?
The New York Times
August 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington has identified a snazzy new app that informs transit riders about the crowd size on trains before they arrive. The benefit to crowded transit systems should be obvious.
Greater Greater Washington
July 21, 2017, 1pm PDT
The Citymapper "smart bus" system will rely on the power of data to meet transit service demand in London.
The Verge
July 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Transport for London has responded to customer requests for a new accessibility measure: a map to help riders avoid long tunnels.
Metro Magazine
July 3, 2017, 7am PDT
London's draft Mayor's Transport Strategy (MTS) is available for public review. Mayor Sadiq Khan says transportation is "at the heart" of his vision for a city for all Londoners.
Smart Cities Dive
June 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
Fire safety experts are rushing to explain the horrific scene in London's Kensington neighborhood last night—after a fire destroyed a residential high rise. The building was recently retrofitted to meet efficiency standards.
The Guardian
June 7, 2017, 11am PDT
In the wake of two terrorist attacks on London bridges that killed pedestrians, concrete barriers were installed on three crossings to prevent repeat rampages. The only problem is that they were installed in bicycle lanes.
London Evening Standard
May 31, 2017, 7am PDT
Unlike the American focus on luxury personal self-drivers, the European approach favors small self-driving buses that can ferry riders to larger transit lines.
The New York Times
May 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Transport for London is experimenting with badges that say "Please offer me a seat" for people who wouldn't necessarily be offered seats.
BBC
May 1, 2017, 7am PDT
While Brexit is the main focus of upcoming British elections, the skyrocketing cost of housing is also gaining attention.
The Economist
April 13, 2017, 7am PDT
China's "One Belt, One Road" program to create a network of trade routes across Eurasia took a major step forward this week when a freight train bearing export goods disembarked from the United Kingdom bound for China's Zhejiang province.
Railway Gazette