Milton Keynes

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NIMBYs Find New Uses for Rare Newts: Development Killers

Developers in the UK have a new nemesis in the form of rare newts, which NIMBYs have allegedly planted at development sites to halt construction.

October 18, 2016 - The Telegraph U.K.

English Town Prepares for Invasion of the Pod Cars

A fleet of 100 self-driving pod cars are set to appear on the streets of the English town of Milton Keynes by 2015.

November 7, 2013 - The Daily Mail

Aerial view of central Milton Keynes, England

The UK’s Most Infamous ‘New Town’ Pioneers a Food System Revolution

Urban agriculture is a promising solution to a variety of ills afflicting our increasingly urbanizing planet. Milton Keynes, Britain's largest New Town of the 20th Century, is forging a path towards food sovereignty by growing its urban farms.

October 4, 2013 - Christina Sgro

Britain's 'New Towns' Offer Lessons for Addressing Country's Housing Shortage

The mixed successes of Britain's post-war 'new town' and 'expanded town' developments offer some valuable lessons for those seeking to solve the country's acute housing shortage.

August 7, 2013 - The Economist

Can We Still Create Beautiful Cities?

Edwin Heathcote looks at "fumbling attempts at creating new forms of urbanity" and "new ideals of beauty" in cities like Milton Keynes, Rotterdam, and Dubai, and asks if we can still create urban beauty, or if it's even desirable in the first place.

January 14, 2013 - The Financial Times

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