Local realities shape the transport system, making it less directly applicable as a model elsewhere.
Master planning has served the entwining interests and ambitions of international as well as local actors in Africa.
If Labor could harness the uni-educated urban vote in Australia the way the Liberals have in Canada, they would more easily win federal elections.
Cities have the authority and duty to consider children’s rights as part of climate change responses.
A new study finds congestion charging and creating car-free streets and separated bike lanes have been most effective at reducing car use in European cities.
Grid-like cities such as Buenos Aries can have a detrimental effect on navigation ability.
Our survey found strong opposition to Australian megacities, with most people preferring population growth to be in satellite cities and rail hubs outside the capitals.
The Russian embassy in Vilnius now sits on Ukrainian Heroes’ Street (Ukrainos Didvyrių g.), a direct response to the war.
With Russia poised to launch cyberattacks on US targets, many local governments find themselves without the staff or resources to even recognize when they’re under attack.
Housing affordability has been an important public policy issue since the onset of the pandemic. Economist Emily Hamilton explains the research on some popular affordable housing policies.
Affordable housing has become a middle-class problem, and Ontario’s latest housing report reflects an approach that continues to marginalize those with the greatest need.
Photos from the early 1900s show LA’s forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and research shows how people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
Ghanaian authorities could elicit more cooperation from citizens in governing the cities by creating conditions that give the majority a chance at a decent life
Preliminary research suggests cultural and social services retain or attract employees hard hit by plant closures in other communities. Preserving them may help cities withstand future crises.
We surveyed over 4,000 Victorians and found more than three-quarters are interested in riding a bike, but only in infrastructure that separates people from cars – such as protected bike lanes.
Income, accessibility, the presence of green space and the availability of amenities are neighbourhood features that affect how COVID-19 has spread through cities.
Residents across the world have seen how the pandemic has ushered in changes – shall and big – to the way their cities look and function.
Building a culture of cycling is essential, especially where bike use is low. A global movement of community bike workshops, also known as bike kitchens, can help.
With projections that 68% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050, it’s important we tackle loneliness now before it becomes epidemic.
Long before climate change was evident, California began planning a system of canals and reservoirs to carry water from the mountains to drier farms and cities. It’s no longer enough.