China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
As recent deluges in St. Louis and Kentucky show, flash flooding can happen in urban and rural areas, with deadly results in either setting.
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.
Manufactured housing – the preferred name for what were once called mobile homes – has changed dramatically in recent decades. Three planning experts call for giving it a new look.
Harnessing the combined effect of trade and urbanisation could significantly boost the economies of African countries.
The UK rail industry struggles to create tracks that can cope with both high and low temperatures.
Coastal erosion along the St. Lawrence River has economic, social and cultural impacts.
The quality of asphalt binder — the glue that holds roads together — influences their condition. Binder made from Alberta bitumen is low in waxes and could extend pavement lifespan.
An expert assesses the weak links in a warming UK.
Infrastructure has been rife with controversy for years. Can a new department secretary make a difference?
We asked four experts to explain what gas taxes are used for and whether waiving them will make much of a difference to American households.
Governments embraced shovel ready projects during the pandemic as a way to stimulate the economy. But the potential for real transformation was lost in the rush to build.
Gravelly Hill Interchange was always meant to be functional, but its cultural life has been rich too.
New virtual realities are changing the way we interact with our urban spaces. How will the metaverse make some urban amenities redundant and others indispensable?
Mobility justice — the right to access spaces and means of movement — means that transportation planning should address marginalization.
How can a big infrastructure project benefit marginalised communities?
Local realities shape the transport system, making it less directly applicable as a model elsewhere.
Public health remains the Cinderella of services when it comes to health budgets. But the pandemic has shown why New Zealand urgently needs a better investment approach.
Tourism revenues account for almost 10% of Costa Rica’s gross domestic product. New research shows that charismatic wildlife is necessary but not sufficient to attract ecotourists.
South Africa’s dams are overflowing but the country is still facing water supply challenges.