Mayor Sadiq Khan

Renovation

Resilience Plan Revealed in London

Resilience in a post-Brexit London.

February 11, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Car-Centric Planning

Report from London: Pollution Pricing Reduces Tailpipe Emissions

A new report shows that London's new emission fee, an additional driver charge that became operational 24/7 in April for all motor vehicles not meeting Euro standards that enter the congestion charge zone, has cut nitrogen oxide emissions by 31%.

October 29, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

Foster + Partners

'Tulip Tower' Doesn't Clear the Mayor's Desk in London

A 984-foot tower, with an observation deck, shaped like a tulip, won over planners, but not the mayor, in London.

July 17, 2019 - The Architect's Newspaper

Los Angeles Protected Bike Lane

Less Paint, More Barriers, Make for Better Urban Cycling

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."

June 3, 2019 - CU Denver Today

Bowery

Protecting and Growing Cultural Facilities in Expensive Cities

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.

April 6, 2019 - Art News

London Air Pollution

London Starts New Program to Track Air Quality

A network of monitoring devices will bring together technology and data analytics to help inform residents about air pollution.

January 23, 2019 - Quartz

London Bikes

London Has a Plan to Become the Best Big City for Cycling

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.

December 19, 2018 - Forbes

London Traffic

Gaining Support: Plan to Close Oxford Street in London to Cars

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.

March 16, 2018 - Evening Standard

London Truck

London Plan Takes a Bold Stand Against Parking

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.

December 1, 2017 - BBC

Oxford Circus

Plans for Pedestrianizing London's Oxford Street Revealed

A long-debated plan to pedestrianize London's busiest shopping street moves ahead

November 10, 2017 - City A.M.

Boris Bikes, London

London Mayor Wants Emissions Free Transportation Fleets by 2040

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.

July 3, 2017 - Smart Cities Dive

London Bikes

Cycling Infrastructure Gets a Boost in London

London is planning to build multiple "cycle superhighways," among other improvements for bikers.

December 10, 2016 - CityLab

London Heathrow Airport

London's Mayor Takes Stand Against Airport Expansion

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has aligned himself with opponents to the addition of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport, citing noise and air pollution concerns

November 27, 2016 - BBC

Image of 20 Fenchurch Street, London

London Mayor Launches Study of Foreign Investment in Property

Sadiq Kahn Mayor of London starts investigation of foreign investment in the city's property, hoping to find solutions to the issue of London's sky high property prices.

October 5, 2016 - The Guardian

London Houses

The New Mayor of London's Housing Manifesto

Newly elected Mayor Sadiq Khan created a housing manifesto while on the campaign trail. Its support of affordable housing development would be unique on this side of the pond.

May 11, 2016 - BBC

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Top Schools

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.