Containment during the pandemic has contributed to a recognition of the importance of public space as a gathering place and an essential tool to meet the needs of the population.
Transportation planning for the elderly should consider their needs, including safe pathways and accessible vehicles.
New research on Wisconsin’s changing demographics suggests that racial integration and political polarization were a combustible combination in Kenosha, where violence erupted in August.
An increase in cyclists due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that cities need to look at what it means to develop and maintain inclusive bicycle infrastructure.
Dark skies have value. They are a profoundly wonderful yet highly threatened natural asset.
Lethal methods and relocation aren’t effective, sustainable or humane approaches to human-wildlife conflicts.
Hull-office? Working from Stoke? How the pandemic could turn around decades of decline.
Changing climatic conditions and ecological hazards are an important migration driver in sub-Saharan Africa.
Urban governance must include community groups, non-state and informal actors in the battle against COVID-19 in Africa.
Suburbs are more racially and economically diverse than ever, making them key battlegrounds for the election.
Proposals to improve the capital’s urban design and density must also take account of the city’s unique streetscapes.
New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government’s flood maps indicate.
From run by gangster and drug-ridden to a place of sexual freedom and opportunity, a spate of new screen productions are rehabilitating Dublin’s image.
Some calls to resolve racial inequities in the US have raised an idea with roots more than a century old: community land trusts to assemble property for the benefit of Black Americans.
The coronavirus restricted life in the city and enabled working from home (or anywhere). People are considering moving to the countryside for cheaper cost of living and a higher quality of life.
Designing urban neighbourhoods with connected streets supports walking and cycling. However, street-network sprawl is increasing globally due to urban growth via the suburbs and gated communities.
Can you find a FedEx store that mimics the design creativity and quality of early US post offices? What are we left with when the best parts of public life are treated like for-profit entities?
In 19th-century France, even photographs of hospitals and bridges could become propaganda.
The pandemic isn’t just a health disaster. It’s a disaster for cities and states, where the money to run government that normally comes in every year has evaporated. Congress may or may not help.
The demon is not density but rather that African countries have not planned and made the investments necessary to manage the downsides of the type of density found in informal settlements.