June 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Mayor Anne Hidalgo's efforts to improve air quality by reducing car trips in the city of Paris are paying off.
June 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
European cities tend to be more walkable and transit-accessible—perhaps because they get the three Ds right (density, diversity, and design).
May 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
Mayors of Paris, Brussels, and Madrid fight for cleaner air for their citizens. Barcelona has not yet joined the plaintiffs.
March 23, 2018, 7am PDT
Paris' Socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, wants to make transit free to get people out of their cars in the city of 2.2 million.
September 28, 2017, 5am PDT
Most metro systems in the United States tend to score high on accessibility, while European systems have mixed results.
September 21, 2017, 7am PDT
France's Most Contentious Building Getting a 'Green Makeover'
March 31, 2017, 12pm PDT
7.5 percent of homes in the French capital have no one living in them.
January 20, 2017, 12pm PST
Paris and New York, seamlessly photoshopped together—that's a cause we can get behind.
January 18, 2017, 6am PST
Paris's most tourist-friendly neighborhoods are getting less dense: falling fertility rates, rising costs, and home sharing are all suspected as possible culprits.
January 12, 2017, 6am PST
Paris Mayor Anne Hildalgo announced a new plan to further restrict cars and trucks from the city center.
January 4, 2017, 7am PST
European cities have taken a proactive role in regulating Airbnb.
December 9, 2016, 6am PST
A weather inversion has caused the highest air pollution in the French capital in ten years. To coax commuters from their cars, free transit and odd-even license plate driving restrictions were enacted by Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Tuesday
December 7, 2016, 11am PST
Mexico City, Paris, Madrid, and Athens will ban diesel cars and vans by 2025.
October 2, 2016, 5am PDT
Cities around the world are finding ways to go on a parking diet, freeing up unused space. San Francisco and Philadelphia are two U.S. leaders, while cities like Paris, Copenhagen, and Zurich pursue even more aggressive measures.
September 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
September 13, 2016, 10am PDT
We often think of plazas as rectangular spaces, but unique geometries can create unexpected delight when a few simple criteria are met.
June 3, 2016, 7am PDT
The carefree days of driving any-old-junker-they-please are over for Parisians, and they'll be even further obsolete when the calendar changes from June to July.
May 31, 2016, 7am PDT
As is so often the case worldwide, many Parisians live in communities distinguished by class. The city government wants to change that by inserting thousands of public housing units in wealthy central districts.
May 3, 2016, 5am PDT
Transportation planner Dan Malouff shares eight insights into what makes the Paris Metro one of the world's great subways.
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March 21, 2016, 1pm PDT
If the Seine rises to historic levels, Paris officials want to be ready. Earlier this month, an 11-day drill sought to prepare the city for what would happen if the Seine and Marne Rivers rose above their banks.