World

October 15, 2017, 7am PDT
The word YIMBY isn't used in the McKinsey Global Institute's new supply-side toolkit for housing affordability, but YIMBYs will like this it anyway.
McKinsey & Company
October 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Economist's Intelligence Unit has released its 2017 Safe Cities Index.
Quartz
October 13, 2017, 5am PDT
Arcaid has collected a shortlist for its 2017 architectural photograph of the year.
The Guardian
October 12, 2017, 10am PDT
What moves us about great public space is its ability to convene community. To provide an accessible place of solace and celebration. It’s not about the buildings, or even the streets. It’s about the experience. Susan Henderson on Savannah's squares.
PlaceShakers
Feature
October 11, 2017, 6am PDT
Useable data of the effects of ride-hailing service on travel behavior is sorely lacking, but a new study sheds light on critical questions about what companies like Uber and Lyft mean for transit, active transportation, and congestion.
Regina R. Clewlow
October 10, 2017, 5am PDT
Ten principles developed by international non-governmental organizations are designed to guide urban decision-makers toward the best outcomes for the transition to new mobility options.
Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities
October 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
One of the most influential, and controversial, figures of modern architecture and design is more accessible than ever.
Arch Daily
Feature
October 9, 2017, 8am PDT
These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home.
Planetizen
October 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Growing set of tools measures the impact of urban form on climate. Hazel Borys reviews highlights of the CNU Climate Summit held last weekend near Washington, D.C.
PlaceShakers
September 30, 2017, 9am PDT
A new report rates the real estate bubble risk of the world's economic powerhouses.
UBS
September 29, 2017, 11am PDT
In much of the world, people do not have access to toilets and sewers. To make these places safer, innovators look for cheap, easy-to-install solutions.
Next City
September 28, 2017, 7am PDT
We fight for what we love. When we’re connected in affection, we’re both more inclined and more empowered to organize.
PlaceShakers
September 27, 2017, 8am PDT
At least this story is about what might have been if we hadn't passed environmental regulations, instead of what will happen if we don't.
National Geographic
September 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
The food movement has succeeded in identifying and raising awareness about the vast environmental and public health risks inherent in the world's food systems. Still waiting for a clear path to sustainability, however, is what to do about it.
The Washington Post
September 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Alstom and Siemens are close to a merger in a move calculated to help the companies compete against the Chinese state-backed company CRRC.
Reuters via CNBC
September 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Scientists discover a 15-octopus 'city' off of the eastern coast of Australia, the second such colony of cephalopods.
CityLab
September 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Street art tours offer colorful glimpses of global cities.
The Dallas Morning News
September 21, 2017, 1pm PDT
The first WELL-certified buildings are now online, and the Urban Land Institute has examined the business propositions behind the system.
Urban Land
September 21, 2017, 6am PDT
Walkability makes markets! Scott Bernstein tells the Lloyds of London story from the urbanist's perspective.
PlaceShakers
September 18, 2017, 11am PDT
Everyone has a different answer on what makes a great place, depending on how wonky you'd like to get. Kaid Benfield lists his top 10 ingredients for a healthy community.
PlaceMakers