December 21, 2019, 5am PST
The consequences of car-centric planning are clear, a century after cars took over streets and lives across this country. According to this article, so to is a new way forward.
February 18, 2017, 5am PST
"Smell-mapping" is gaining attention from urban planners, data scientists, and nature conservationists alike.
March 22, 2016, 5am PDT
As Berlin's neighborhoods continue to gentrify, the buildings that once housed the city's bustling underground club culture are being redeveloped.
November 11, 2015, 2pm PST
Rankings from the International Association of Public Transport have Tokyo on top, followed by Beijing and Shanghai. New York comes in seventh.
November 7, 2015, 7am PST
Cartographers have a new world to map, as technology opens up the interiors of malls, museums, and other large spaces to online exploration.
October 31, 2015, 5am PDT
Maybe Halloween isn't the best night for it—but otherwise consider the weekend as a good time to get lost in a city.
October 14, 2015, 10am PDT
With market pressures pushing landowners in London to build pricey new flats, local music venues are getting the boot; but does this make sense economically?
July 31, 2015, 6am PDT
An unflinching op-ed begs a rethinking of narratives that cheer the "Triumph of the City." In the contemporary city, the argument goes, only the rich are better off from urbanization.
June 28, 2015, 7am PDT
Peter Apps, a quadriplegic for the past nine years, shares insight into how he evaluates the mobility and access of cities.
June 19, 2015, 7am PDT
A post by CityMetric uses examples from the United Kingdom to make the case for new approaches to value capture.
April 5, 2015, 11am PDT
A new subterranean turbine technology is now generating enough electricity to power 150 homes in the city of Portland.
February 16, 2015, 1pm PST
Although London Mayor Boris Johnson's housing policies are mush less ambitious than his predecessor's, many parts of the city still lag well behind targets for affordable housing—even amidst an infamously cost-prohibitive real estate market.
January 7, 2015, 7am PST
The city of London has completed a long and remarkable comeback to the population level set as its standard back in 1939.
November 28, 2014, 5am PST
Some people just can't find beauty any where in the world—even while visiting the world's most iconic buildings.
November 12, 2014, 11am PST
Suburban Paris plays host to a disturbing trend: no comfortable public spaces for women, especially for women from immigrant and low-income groups.
August 18, 2014, 10am PDT
Advocates for a more multi-modal lifestyle in Los Angeles have achieved tremendous successes in the last decade. But ongoing bike lane controversies shows there's still a long way to go.