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A 984-foot tower, with an observation deck, shaped like a tulip, won over planners, but not the mayor, in London.
The Architect's Newspaper
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 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
It might feel like the world is shrinking as globalization expands, but many cities still have their individual characters and qualities.
Bloomberg
June 3, 2019, 11am PDT
New research from the University of Colorado Denver and the University of New Mexico sheds light on how to make cities safer for cyclists and other road users and refutes some assumptions about bike safety, such as "safety-in-numbers."
CU Denver Today
May 31, 2019, 6am PDT
It's been remarked upon before. Infrastructure in New York City is a cost nightmare compared to other global cities. Accountability is lacking, Josh Barro writes, but MTA also suffers from an "institutional lack of power."
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
April 6, 2019, 5am PDT
Independent cultural institutions provide so much of what make cities world class, and they are a big part of the appeal for people who choose to live in highly urbanized areas. These days, cultural institutions are having a hard time affording rent.
Art News
March 28, 2019, 10am PDT
London's 'Ultra Low Emission Zone' is taking effect in April. Here are the details on the ambitious clean air plans.
BBC
March 17, 2019, 7am PDT
The Safe & the City app uses data to help women find the safest routes in cities.
TechCrunch
January 23, 2019, 5am PST
A network of monitoring devices will bring together technology and data analytics to help inform residents about air pollution.
Quartz
December 25, 2018, 1pm PST
New measures will greatly reduce vehicle traffic in the city center as Oslo moves to put pedestrians, cyclists, and air quality before cars.
The New York Times
December 19, 2018, 5am PST
A new five year Cycling Action Plan explains London's ambitions to become a leading city for cycling—in the name of the environment, traffic safety, and congestion relief.
Forbes
November 22, 2018, 5am PST
A new tulip-shaped tower designed by Foster + Partners is planned for London. Approval is still pending.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
The program’s outcomes in different cities show varying levels of success and some failures.
The Guardian
August 26, 2018, 11am PDT
Forget the countryside. Urban walking helps people understand their cities while at the same time encouraging urban landscapes where people actually want to walk.
The Guardian
July 12, 2018, 10am PDT
The Diamond will be the third tallest building in London when it's complete. The two taller buildings aren't built yet either.
The Guardian
June 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
London gave Uber a more than a slap on the wrist for the company's lack of concern about public safety. Uber demonstrated sufficient contrition to get back in the large, influential city's good graces.
BBC News
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
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
March 16, 2018, 6am PDT
A proposal to block cars (and bikes) from Oxford Street has the support of London Mayor and the Westminster Council—as well as the general public.
Evening Standard
February 17, 2018, 1pm PST
Though cities hope for an economic boost, these photos show it's far from guaranteed.
Business Insider