December 28, 2017, 2pm PST
British trucker calls for a level playing field with 'continental trucks' that may pay no diesel duty is one impetus for the vehicle miles traveled fee that would also consider emissions. The Transport Department stresses it would not apply to cars.
July 15, 2013, 2pm PDT
As plans to pedestrianize UK city centers gain steam, Lord Richard Rogers, architect of the Pompidou Centre and advisor on urbanism issues to successive London mayors, has predicted a widespread ban on cars in London within 20 years.
May 2, 2012, 1pm PDT
Kaya Burgess and Rhoda Buchanan report on a ride for cyclists' rights in the English capital, where political support for more inclusive streets is gaining momentum.
January 21, 2010, 9am PST
A conservative think tank in the UK is calling for London's Heathrow Airport to become a new high speed rail hub. However, the group warns that increased traffic would necessitate the construction of a third runway.
October 9, 2009, 7am PDT
Amid recnt violence thought to be related to the country's plans to implement a bus rapid transit system, South Africa's national transport minister has vowed that the transportation project will move ahead.
September 28, 2009, 1pm PDT
The World, the artificial islands being constructed off the coast of Dubai in the shape of a global map, has been officially canceled.
April 11, 2009, 9am PDT
Members of a citizen group in Bull Mountain, an incorporated area in Washington County, Oregon, are at odds with an agreement that would allow cities to provide all urban services and dictate urban growth boundaries.
December 30, 2008, 10am PST
Architecture flourishes in either Paris or London, but not both at the same time, according to Tom Dyckhoff. Now it's Paris' turn.
November 26, 2008, 9am PST
Cycling is on the rise in London, where thousands of commuters fill the streets every morning and the number of trips has more than doubled since 2000.
November 9, 2008, 7am PST
Transportation officials in Britain have announced plans for a road pricing system that tracks drivers' mileage to determine charges.
August 28, 2008, 8am PDT
The first new bridge over Venice's Grand Canal in 70 years will open next month, but no no fanfare and without ceremony. Locals are calling off events to protest the bridge's many delays and cost overruns.
August 15, 2008, 7am PDT
Allan Murray's architectural vision is habing a signficant influence on the future of development in Edinburgh. This column from <em>The Times</em> wonders if putting the future of a city in one man's hands is such a good idea.
May 17, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Hotel operator Travelodge is planning to build pre-fabricated hotels in Shenzhen that can be assembled in locales in need of a short term boost in rooms -- such as Olympic host cities.</p>
April 24, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Investors are moving forward with plans to build an amusement park in Baghdad, arguing the Iraqi capital is in dire need of entertainment facilities. Many worry that security concerns will disrupt those plans.</p>
April 12, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>England's plans to build 3 million new homes by 2020, and much emphasis has been placed on making them environmentally friendly. The push for "eco-town" draw a strong parallel to the "Garden Cities" of the past.</p>
February 26, 2008, 8am PST
<p>In an effort to bridge the gap between the ideologies of developers and architects, a "speed-dating" session was set up to get the practitioners of these two fields to interact.</p>
January 9, 2008, 5am PST
<p>Paris plans to unveil an electric car-sharing service throughout the city to complement its successful bike rental system.</p>
November 16, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Cars will be banned from many of London's central city streets as part of a plan by Mayor Ken Livingstone to improve the city's pedestrian friendliness. Many critics say the roads chosen for the ban are too crucial to lose.</p>
August 28, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>As global demand for ethanol and other plant-based energy sources booms, farmers have to make the choice between feeding people or feeding their energy habits. Many predict they will increasingly opt for the latter, causing food shortages worldwide.</p>
February 2, 2007, 7am PST
<p>With its traditional design and mixture of uses, Poundbury -- the experimental development created by Prince Charles -- is fast becoming the model for development in Britain.</p>