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According to legend, the Clameur de Haro stretches back to the early Norman period in the Channel Islands. Rosie Henderson, from Guernsey in the Channel Islands just invoked the rite to oppose a road narrowing project.
August 3, 2018, 11am PDT
The president promised to protect the unique natural area when he received permission to develop a resort there.
July 14, 2018, 9am PDT
With so much attention devoted to how technology will change roadways and vehicles, less speculation has attended to the ways technology will change walking.
July 12, 2018, 10am PDT
The Diamond will be the third tallest building in London when it's complete. The two taller buildings aren't built yet either.
July 6, 2018, 10am PDT
Seattle's ban took effect Sunday, while San Franciso's proposed legislation, if successful, would begin July 1, 2019. Other cities have plastic straw restrictions, but Seattle's is the first outright ban. Compostable alternatives are permitted.
July 5, 2018, 5am PDT
About 20 million tons of freight moves through the Channel Tunnel between England and France every year. The process for moving that freight could vary depending on how Brexit goes down.
June 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
London gave Uber a more than a slap on the wrist for the company's lack of concern about public safety. Uber demonstrated sufficient contrition to get back in the large, influential city's good graces.
June 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pre-signals offer the benefit of a dedicated lane on smaller streets that can't accommodate a dedicated bus lane.
May 19, 2018, 9am PDT
It looks very likely that Scotland will take unprecedented action—and global leadership—in the name of traffic safety.
May 16, 2018, 9am PDT
A large scale study conducted in the U.K. shows biking to work leads to a longer life, despite dangers on the roads.
May 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Young people make less money and spend a greater share of their incomes on transit than their older peers. Labour thinks subsidizing travel for young people could be a boost to young people and the economy.
April 25, 2018, 7am PDT
Big data has ushered in a new era of Social Physics.
March 16, 2018, 6am PDT
A proposal to block cars (and bikes) from Oxford Street has the support of London Mayor and the Westminster Council—as well as the general public.
February 18, 2018, 5am PST
Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri used a fake garage door to live in an area that required a garage space.
February 13, 2018, 5am PST
Congestion pricing, done right (details matter), mitigates a downside of urban density: traffic congestion. Professor John Rennie Short explores the history of congestion pricing, its application in Singapore and London, and why it's good for NYC.
February 12, 2018, 11am PST
Bournemouth native Stuart Semple is intent on "naming and shaming the bodies who fund and install these things."
February 11, 2018, 7am PST
Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.
February 3, 2018, 5am PST
Satellite images make some of the best maps.
Local Authority of Building Control
January 30, 2018, 5am PST
Exploring the surprising origins of the American suburbs.
January 4, 2018, 1pm PST
In the U.K. university town of Cambridge, more than a quarter of disabled commuters travel by bike.