March 21, 2012, 6am PDT
An interactive visualization recently released by Unicef presents a startling picture of the world's urban population growth from 1950 to 2050. Mark Wilson deconstructs its implications.
February 13, 2012, 11am PST
A new report by one of China's premier academic research organizations has warned about rising discrepancies between the growth of China's cities and their ability to provide the resources necessary to serve those populations.
January 25, 2012, 10am PST
With L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's 'America Fast Forward' plan to fund 30 years of transportation improvements in 10 years going nowhere fast in Congress, Joel Epstein asks if the Mayor might be lining up our country's creditor-in-chief.
January 23, 2012, 9am PST
Apple's decision to performs most of its engineering and manufacturing overseas, highlights how the US government and the US manufacturing industry can no longer compete internationally. " 'Made in the U.S.A.' is no longer a viable option."
January 9, 2012, 1pm PST
Indonesia's economy is growing but the crumbling infrastructure is costing residents.
December 30, 2011, 5am PST
Steep and sudden price reductions are being felt in real estate markets in Shanghai and across China. Indicators suggest that the 'biggest bubble of the century' may have just burst.
November 22, 2011, 9am PST
Amy Kazim explore how chaotic urban growth and a political preference for rural government is beginning to hinder the development of India's largest cities.
November 2, 2011, 9am PDT
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai has one of the world's largest condensate recovery systems that diverts and reuses water from air conditioning. One World Trade Center in New York will use 30% less water and 20% less energy.
August 7, 2011, 1pm PDT
Like the Hamptons for affluent New Yorkers, Singapore emerges as the go-to real estate hot spot - replacing Hong Kong - for wealthy Chinese. "It confers class status in China to say that you own a flat in Singapore," asserts Mohamed Ismail.
July 14, 2011, 9am PDT
Shanghai in its 12th Five-Year Plan is modeling seven new satellite cities as suburbs to alleviate the density in the city center, reports Yu Ran, China Daily.
June 17, 2011, 10am PDT
Plans to build a copy of a scenic Austrian village in China have irked officials in Hallstatt, Austria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
April 4, 2011, 11am PDT
Streetsfilms pays a visit to Guangzhou, China, one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Guangzhou's bus rapid transit system opened in February of last year, and now carries 800,000 passengers a day.
March 31, 2011, 6am PDT
Heze City police in the Shandong province of China recently aired accident footage from traffic cameras as a public service announcement to raise awareness for road safety.
March 4, 2011, 2pm PST
Chinese search engine company Baidu has developed an alternative to Google's (banned in China) 3D view.
February 25, 2011, 5am PST
China's city planners are busy figuring out solutions to transportation issues at a time when the rapidly developing country has become the world's largest automobile market.
January 27, 2011, 10am PST
China plans to create the world's largest mega-city, which will be geographically 26 times larger than Greater London and double that of Wales.
January 19, 2011, 11am PST
The industrialization of Hong Kong created hundreds of abandoned villages on the outskirts of the city. Today, these rural villages struggle to rejuvenate their economies and preserve their traditions.
December 29, 2010, 2pm PST
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
December 16, 2010, 1pm PST
Chinese wind-turbine manufacturers are making a push into the U.S. market. Some say the move will create green jobs and foster growth, while others worry it threatens America's still-developing industry.
December 11, 2010, 1pm PST
Japanese and European train producers are having to compete with Chinese firms they alledge stole their blueprints during joint ventures years earlier.