London

Yesterday
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
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
January 10, 2018, 5am PST
It was former London mayor Richard Livingstone who accused leaders of cowardice for not supporting congestion pricing, notes a New York Times op-ed that warns that the New York City mayor and New York State governor may "bungle" the opportunity.
The New York Times - Opinion
December 13, 2017, 7am PST
Transport for London is forging ahead on several projects to collect and use more rider data. One initiative draws on WiFi connections to map users' paths through the London Underground.
DW.com
December 1, 2017, 6am PST
The new 25-tear London Plan would ban the construction of parking in large swatches of the city. It's just one component of an ambitious policy agenda presented by London Mayor Sadiq Khan this week.
BBC
Blog post
November 29, 2017, 6am PST
The Grenfell Tower Fire in London took the lives of 71 people, and investigators are still searching for lessons from the tragedy. American planners shouldn't neglect these lessons, either.
Kayla Matthews
November 14, 2017, 2pm PST
Traffic officials around the world are testing 3-D crosswalks in hopes of slowing traffic, and having some success
The Boston Globe
November 12, 2017, 11am PST
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