Community projects play a vital role in city life.
Four out of 5 Americans live in cities, so urban planning can make a big difference in our lifestyles – especially if it promotes healthy diets and physical activity.
The current outbreak of COVID-19 underscores the need to study urban growth to understand the spread and control of future epidemics.
Attempts by municipal councils to be inclusive towards their ethnic minorities are being hampered by austerity and rising nationalism.
The tall buildings of our cities kill horrifying numbers of birds. But some cities are adopting mandatory design measures to cut the toll.
The knowledge economy creates clear winners and losers in the big cities whose growth it drives. Many Australian and US cities with strong knowledge economies have high levels of social vulnerability.
Whether you like or hate them, the way transport operates in cities needs to change.
Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, is now under lockdown. What does that mean for its 11 million citizens, and for the rest of the world?
China’s strategy to contain the coronavirus just might work because of the way cities and infrastructure have been developed.
Australian city councils appreciate the social and educational benefits of having Chinese sister cities. Gaining new markets and attracting tourists and investment have proved more challenging.
More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.
The risk of developing psychosis is 77% higher in urban than rural dwellers. But there are positives.
Black Americans who grow up in racially segregated areas tend to have worse health, education and future economic prospects. Moving out can make a big difference.
Located at the edges of cities, suburbs have a role to play in urban resilience to disasters caused or exacerbated by climate change.
Old buildings aren't just waste – the materials can be reused to create the cities of the future.
Pilot studies in several cities have shown that innovative partnerships are essential in addressing urban transportation challenges and improving the quality of life for urban residents.
In major cities around the world, dockless scooters and bikes are everywhere, yet the companies themselves are often breathtakingly short-lived. Basic economic concepts give us clues why.
As more people of color move to the suburbs, they might not find the full range of opportunities that white European ethnic groups did for most of the previous century.
In the rush to become 'open defecation free', cities are taking quick fixes that are making matters worse.
Hundreds of Canadian municipalities have declared climate emergencies but many have yet to take action.