Venice is set to be regularly 70% underwater and proposed tidal floodgates won't deal with the fundamental problems.
For many world heritage sites, flood risks are increasing. But what about places that don't have the funds for protection?
An algorithm based on commuting patterns makes new 'Greater Glasgow' the biggest local authority in the UK.
At 90 years old, the Tyne Bridge shows how a practical piece of infrastructure can become an integral part of a city's culture and identity.
The workplace parking levy is a simple idea, but tricky to implement.
In almost every city, consumer demand and business diversity had a big role to play.
The closure of a London pie shop raises questions regarding the relationship between food and identity.
Brasília was designed to be a just and inclusive city, but it still failed. Can Egypt's new capital avoid the same mistakes?
As traffic slows down, research is gathering momentum.
Street lighting may not actually reduce crime – but it can make people feel safer at night.
Seems humans aren't the only ones moving into cities in ever greater numbers.
Young people raised their voices in the streets and online – but a government crackdown seeks to silence them.
Night time economy
In a world of 24-hour news, night tubes and light pollution, does the traditional night time really still exist?
Councils are facing their own revenue crisis – and local businesses are paying the price.
Big data from smart phone and credit cards can uncover the daily rhythms of city life, for all its residents.
Cheap flights and irresponsible tourists are causing many holiday destinations to become overrun with visitors.
A lecturer in transport engineering weighs in on one of the greatest debates of our time.
The UK pioneered smart cards such as Oyster. But now, experimentation is being stifled as cash-strapped councils struggle to deliver basic services.
An expert crunches the numbers to reveal just how bleak Britain's bus crisis has become.
It can feel much faster to get the bus – but that could all be a matter of perspective.