The post-pandemic recovery presents an opportunity for creating accessible environments.
Imagine if you had the option of booking and paying for multiple public transport and shared services using a single app.
Two urban policy experts explain why taking down highways that have isolated low-income and minority neighborhoods for decades is an important part of the pending infrastructure bill.
Images of water gushing into subway stations filled social media following heavy rain in New York City. Solutions are at hand – but it takes money and political will, an expert explains.
Park policy must reimagine parks as more than a contributor to property value and consider how they can be used as community resources.
The increasing prevalence of white LED streetlamps spells worrying population declines for insects like moths.
Whether Canada is able to address the most pressing challenges of the next several generations requires the full participation and support of rural people and places.
Pop-up spaces can be successful, they just need to be better thought through and created with urban ecology in mind rather than economics.
The practice of using electricity revenue surpluses to fund other municipal services is running out of road.
These results emphasise the high significance of the transport sector in Kigali’s air pollution levels and the need for further action to address air pollution from the sector.
Farmers markets aren’t just for yuppies – they are increasingly serving customers at all social and economic levels, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic we can see that place brands have evolved and those likely to survive are the ones that were already well established to begin with or ones that are more flexible.
New research indicates that people in urban areas, on average, have the smallest carbon footprints, and those living in the suburbs the highest.
Having survived the HIV/AIDS pandemic, gay communities in the US were well equipped to get residents health and social services early in the pandemic, when the government’s COVID-19 response lagged.
The pandemic offered a tantalizing look at city life with fewer cars in the picture. But with traffic rebounding, there’s limited time to lock in policies that make streets more people-friendly.
Here’s how reflective pavement works and what cities need to think about.
When the pandemic put tourism on hold, many residents heaved a sigh of relief. Will hasty economic recovery plans scupper our chance for a rethink?
Green spaces can be part of the plan to ‘build back better’ after COVID-19. But city officials and policy-makers must address systemic racism for urban green spaces to benefit public health.
The more our cities grow, the more we need access to enjoy — and be in relationship with — urban forests to maintain our well-being.
All symmetrical lines and strict proportions, Enlightenment architecture believed that nature got in the way of reason.