September 7, 2010, 6am PDT
The BBC reports that there is a surge in urban beekeeping in Paris, with 400 hives and growing within the city limits.
July 16, 2010, 2pm PDT
A bet in the town of Laguna Nigel, CA lead to a 30-year tradition of dropping trou and letting it all hang out for passing Amtrak trains.
April 14, 2010, 12pm PDT
BBC News reports on a development touting itself as an 'urban village' that hopes to rejuvenate run-down High Street in Swansea, U.K. It features a series of courtyards with shops, offices, restaurants and apartments.
March 16, 2010, 5am PDT
Take a virtual (5-minute) trip on the 250 mph proposed train from London to Glasgow. All political parties agree on the need for what Secretary of State, Andrew Adonis, terms '21st century transport revolution', but the routing is less certain.
December 4, 2009, 11am PST
In this clip from the BBC, 80 cyclists struggle to power a British household for one day.
December 3, 2009, 6am PST
Some say Latin America is in a serious energy crisis, underlined by frequent blackouts across South and Central America.
December 2, 2009, 11am PST
Australia's liberal party has just elected a climate change skeptic as its new leader, which could prove to be a challenge to its carbon reduction.
November 25, 2009, 1pm PST
Volunteer electricians from the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee reconnect those who can't afford to pay the bill.
November 18, 2009, 1pm PST
This article takes a look at the past and future of rail in America, with an emphasis on one surprise success story.
October 23, 2009, 2pm PDT
Benches that dump you for sitting too long, trash cans that spit your recyclables back out- will the Sentient City lack empathy?
October 21, 2009, 12pm PDT
Japan is running out of places to store the remains of its dead, so what better place than in the city, near transit stations in high-tech, high-rise facilities?
October 21, 2009, 10am PDT
Lima's poorest residents are using nets to capture the moisture from the fog that shrouds the city. They don't have access to running water and often pay a high price to get it.
October 14, 2009, 12pm PDT
In order to cope with the Israeli blockade, millions of dollars have been invested in tunnels between Gaza and Egypt. Israel has bombed many of them. Now investors want their money back.
October 14, 2009, 10am PDT
States across the US are stepping up their efforts to attract business from outside their borders. New Hampshire woos investors from its neighbors and the California-Nevada rivalry heats up.
September 30, 2009, 11am PDT
Taxi and minibus drivers in Cape Town are concerned that a new Integrated Rapid Transport (IRT) system will put them out of work. The city cites lack of regulation, safety concerns, and standardized work hours as reasons the new system is necessary.
September 23, 2009, 8am PDT
In an effort to replace slums with low-cost housing, Morocco is paying developers to create thousands of new apartments. Some slum residents see it as a boon, others say they couldn't afford the rent, even if it were subsidized.
August 27, 2009, 10am PDT
The proposed £34bn ($55bn) line, slated for completion by 2030, would reduce travel time between London and Glasgow to two-and-a-quarter hours.
May 29, 2009, 9am PDT
Columnist Stephen Cunningham of the BBC believes that technology like smart meters in homes will provide the necessary reduction in CO2 to reduce global warming.
April 27, 2009, 10am PDT
This series from the BBC looks at how the UK's cities have changed over the last few decades, and what the lasting impact is of the billions spent for community redevelopment.
February 9, 2009, 11am PST
In Wales, the rail authority has recorded a major upswing in near misses at rail crossings. The article is accompanied by a video of dangerous near misses.