London

Yesterday
The mayor of London thinks ignoring the dangers of pollution from cars today is just as bad as ignoring the dangers of smoking was 50 years ago.
Evening Standard
February 20, 2017, 7am PST
A new study from the University of Surrey produced counterintuitive results about the relative pollution levels of commuters around London.
CityLab
February 14, 2017, 6am PST
Public transit agencies don't normally get the kind of fine-grained location and navigation data made possible by tracking phones. London got temporary access to that info at the end of 2016, however.
Gizmodo UK
February 8, 2017, 10am PST
With a high number of elderly residents, the London suburb of Purley has taken steps to become "dementia-friendly." There's no single definition of what that means, but community awareness and education are a focus.
The Guardian
February 8, 2017, 5am PST
In a growing London, skyscrapers seem to be popping up everywhere, We Plan London catalogs the ten tallest.
We Plan London
January 26, 2017, 10am PST
This March, London will start six months of digging for a two-stop extension of the city's underground train system.
The Evening Standard
January 4, 2017, 7am PST
European cities have taken a proactive role in regulating Airbnb.
Quartz
December 10, 2016, 1pm PST
London is planning to build multiple "cycle superhighways," among other improvements for bikers.
CityLab
December 8, 2016, 7am PST
A new study shows how pollution and poverty can create a persistent cycle in poor neighborhoods.
City Observatory
December 6, 2016, 8am PST
Bikeshare programs were first introduced in the U.S. seven years ago. Outside Magazine investigates whether they "are actually benefiting cities and their residents."
Outside
November 27, 2016, 5am PST
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
BBC
November 23, 2016, 10am PST
To help its bottom line, struggling UK retailer Tesco is planning to open up its parking lots and the space above its stores for new housing development.
The Telegraph U.K.
November 9, 2016, 6am PST
Commercial vehicles, and heavy trucks in particular, cause a disproportionate number of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan is proposing to ban the most dangerous trucks from entering the city.
Streetsblog USA
October 13, 2016, 5am PDT
London Mayor, Sidiq Kahn, authorizes two new bridges and a tunnel in eastern part of the city.
City Lab
October 5, 2016, 9am PDT
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.
The Guardian
September 27, 2016, 2pm PDT
Study finds 30-somethings in London leaving the city in increasing numbers.
The Guardian
September 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
Business Insider
September 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
New research from the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics finds evidence of the displacement of elites from affluent neighborhoods in London.
The Guardian
August 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
The two-week competition is often touted as a galvanizing force for urban development. But that's only cities include the Games' legacy in their planning process from the start.
Curbed
July 29, 2016, 6am PDT
London's central core never experienced the deterioration many American downtowns lived through, but the inner city/suburb dynamic was still at play. Now poverty is moving outward.
The Telegraph