World

May 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
A summary of last week's events in Seattle: CNU 25 and ULI, written by Hazel Borys.
PlaceShakers
May 9, 2017, 5am PDT
In arguments about how to construct transit and infrastructure, the voice of the poverty-stricken cyclist is rarely heard.
Strong Towns
May 2, 2017, 6am PDT
In honor of the pioneering urbanist, who would have been 101 years old this week, citizens are organizing "Jane's Walks" in cities across the globe.
The Boston Globe
May 1, 2017, 12pm PDT
Climate change means cities around the world will have to deal with a growing number of heat waves.
Pacific Standard
May 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Even as cars and commuter planes look much like they did generations ago, big changes are coming for transportation, argues Timothy B. Lee in a piece for Vox.
Vox
Feature
April 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Make Twitter great, for once.
James Brasuell
April 28, 2017, 10am PDT
The Penn Institute for Urban Research, in collaboration with Perry World House, is pleased to announce the winner of its 2017 photo contest on the theme of urbanization and migration.
Penn IUR
April 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Like music, environmentalism's tenets evolved from precedent, and Kaid Benfield hopes they are evolving still.
PlaceShakers
April 26, 2017, 5am PDT
Some of the big work left undone by the Habitat III summit in finalizing the New Urban Agenda in December is now moving forward. The future of the New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat can now start to take shape.
Citiscope
April 23, 2017, 11am PDT
In cities like Prague and London, tourists can take tours guided by homeless guides.
The Guardian
April 18, 2017, 10am PDT
Ending Obama's so-called "war on coal" may go international with the exit from the December 2015 Paris Climate Agreement if EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has his way, but he may encounter formidable opposition from Trump's administration and family.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
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.
The Guardian
April 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Coastal communities are battling the near certain rising sea levels. As a result, many are faced with the choice to stay and rebuild their homes or begin the process of "managed retreat" away from vulnerable coastal areas.
WBUR
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?
The Guardian
March 31, 2017, 5am PDT
A new ad by Swedish public transit agency Västtrafik pulls quite a bait and switch.
The Verge
March 29, 2017, 9am PDT
While winter cities may spend most of their brand management on showcasing regional winter amenities, the greatest winter cities provide delight on the neighborhood scale.
PlaceShakers
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.
The Guardian
Feature
March 27, 2017, 5am PDT
The author of the new book "Seeing the Better City" (Island Press) explains the importance of practiced skills of observation, and how a "vocabulary of looking" can be a foundation for participation in civic discussion.
Charles R. Wolfe
March 26, 2017, 9am PDT
For the first time in 30 years, a crop of new clouds will enter the canon of cloud varieties recognized by meteorologists all over the world. This is also a good time to talk about climate change.
The Financial Times
March 26, 2017, 5am PDT
Fire standards and street design manuals, meant to protect people, actually make them less safe by damaging walkability and encouraging driving—a classic example of silo thinking.
The Original Green Blog