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In an underreported fact, it has rained every day since April 1 in New Orleans this year. The city is struggling to deploy stormwater infrastructure, however, and flooding overwhelmed drainage again this month, on the cusp of hurricane season.
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2 days ago
A new study from researchers at the International Monetary Fund finds the cost of doing fossil fuel business.
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6 days ago
Welcome to Velotopia.
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August 9, 2017, 7am PDT
The story of Utrecht's new bike parking garage—with enough space initially for 6,000 bikes—has a surprising twist: local bike advocates don't think it's big enough.
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August 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
The Guardian shares news of a new study of a Jakarta lane that could prove that carpool requirements work to reduce driving and congestion.
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August 3, 2017, 7am PDT
More than one media outlet praised Los Angeles' optimism for cutting a deal with the International Olympics Committee to host the 2028 Olympics.
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July 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
Poverty and evictions among Native Americans are an underreported part of the national homelessness crisis. Often, homeless families stay as long as they can in the dwellings of family and friends.
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June 21, 2017, 9am PDT
Back when baby boomers were in their late 20s and early 30s, they drove a bike boom. It is now largely forgotten.
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June 17, 2017, 5am PDT
Touted as a leader among the European cities moving toward car-free streets, Oslo's ambitions of removing all cars from the city center has hit some roadblocks.
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June 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
Fire safety experts are rushing to explain the horrific scene in London's Kensington neighborhood last night—after a fire destroyed a residential high rise. The building was recently retrofitted to meet efficiency standards.
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June 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
Too often, smart city technology is described as an innocuous tool, but Adam Greenfield argues the technology acquiring this data will be used to distribute city resources, an inherently political act.
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April 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
If companies like Startship and Marble get their way, sidewalks will play host to hundreds of rolling delivery bots. It's one solution to "last-mile" logistics, but are pedestrians prepared to give way?
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April 23, 2017, 11am PDT
In cities like Prague and London, tourists can take tours guided by homeless guides.
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April 20, 2017, 6am PDT
Most people would probably guess that the world's most sprawling city is located in the United States, and according to most measures, they'd be right.
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April 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
According to a report in The Telegraph, some U.K. cities want to use air pollution as a reason to remove speed bumps, Peter Walker argues this idea is ludicrous.
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April 11, 2017, 6am PDT
The Guardian samples prominent examples of digital natives bringing new expectations for the use of technology to the public sector.
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April 3, 2017, 11am PDT
Progressive churches are attracting "younger, trendier demographics" to U.K. city centers.
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April 2, 2017, 9am PDT
Ersatz versions of architectural icons like the Eiffel Tower, the London Bridge, or the Statue of Liberty are popping up around the world. Are you ready to test your skills in parsing the real from the fake?
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March 28, 2017, 6am PDT
From London to Los Angeles, the punk movement was always an urban phenomenon. But punks needed to fight hard for a place in the cities they called home.
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March 21, 2017, 9am PDT
While much has been made of the suburban shopping mall's decline, successful urban retail spaces are taking their inspiration from the humble city street.
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