January 26, 2016, 6am PST
Revisiting a collected effort to reshape one of the world's most famous cities after a catastrophic disaster.
January 22, 2016, 2pm PST
Public food markets can be key centers of urban commerce and social life. Late last year, a brainstorming event in London considered how they might evolve to accommodate modern lifestyles and technologies.
January 18, 2016, 5am PST
Contactless travel could be in place on every bus in Britain by 2022 under a multi-million-pound plan being developed by the country’s five leading bus operators.
January 10, 2016, 9am PST
Peterborough is the winner of the 2015 World Smart City Award.
January 7, 2016, 7am PST
It's easy to focus on the sensational headlines based on the fraud committed by Volkswagen, but doing so masks the deadly and ongoing problems of diesel emissions plaguing the world's densely populated cities.
December 21, 2015, 8am PST
A housing market analyst finds that traditional models do a poor job of measuring supply and demand, which makes it very difficult to know how much supply is needed to meet demand.
December 9, 2015, 7am PST
London is the stage for one of the problems that arises when encountered with a dearth of accommodations for housing and offices.
December 4, 2015, 11am PST
Writing in The Guardian's Bike Blog, Peter Walker has an important message for the 40,000 delegates from 195 nations gathered in Paris for the COP21 talks: Don't discount the carbon-reducing, planet-saving potential of the bicycle.
November 30, 2015, 6am PST
When climate change initially became a powerful political talking point, the dirty economies of developing countries might have made U.S. efforts seem inconsequential. Now the roles of reversed, and the U.S. has some catching up to do.
November 29, 2015, 5am PST
Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy for the Greater London Authority, does not see diesel as the right technology for driving in the city. Also blames the European Commission for for being too lenient with emission standards
November 14, 2015, 7am PST
If a Seattle company gets its way, in a few years there will be 100 floating wind turbines about 15 miles off San Luis Obispo County on the central California coast, generating about 1 gigawatt of electricity.
November 12, 2015, 2pm PST
A new study confirms much of what we already suspect about the choices people make about where to live, but with a far-reaching, scientific approach.
November 10, 2015, 5am PST
London Mayor Boris Johnson has tabled strict air-pollution controls until 2020 despite evidence of increasing pollution levels in the city's center.
November 6, 2015, 7am PST
A retailer in Liverpool has installed a new 'fast track' pedestrian lane outside its store to separate the slow from the hurried.
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 28, 2015, 6am PDT
A proposed extension of a 2013 law allowing commercial conversion to residential uses is threatening to "accelerate the hollowing out" of London.
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?
October 6, 2015, 12pm PDT
Recent controversies over high-priced restaurants and cafes in formerly working class neighborhoods reveal the deep connections between food and cultural identity.
October 6, 2015, 5am PDT
According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
September 26, 2015, 1pm PDT
An op-ed in The Globe and Mail expresses animosity for the wave of skyscraper construction in old world cities like London.