The Canadian federal government is pursuing the idea of “smart cities,” but in the wrong way.
This isn’t the first time that US authorities have criminalized civil disobedience or framed grassroots organizing as a conspiracy.
Urban warfare and the extensive tunnel network in Gaza benefit Hamas and pose a major challenge to the Israeli military.
The idea of the 15-minute city has become popular globally. But this approach relies on ableist assumptions and doesn’t reflect inclusive urban design.
Women are most likely to feel unsafe in their cities or towns, but planning authorities have rarely listened to them. Here’s what we can do to change that.
Mass shootings account for only about 3% of gun homicides in the U.S.
Whether you call them rotaries, traffic circles or roundabouts, they offer a safer alternative to the four-way stop. But the modern roundabout has been decades in the making.
A group of academics look at the global evidence to examine the potential impact of supervised injection sites in Philadelphia and the US.
Too much light and noise at night in cities makes us sleep less and, as a consequence, worsens our health. Here are some of the measures that local authorities should take to remedy this problem.
The psychology of disagreement offers insight into why there is such a strong polarisation in opinions surrounding London’s expanded Ulez.
A new study of Florida’s fiscal vulnerability to climate change finds that flooding directly threatens many local tax bases.
Developers have overbuilt office and commercial space in US cities for decades. Now, in the wake of pandemic shutdowns, many downtowns face hard choices about the future.
As US cities struggle to reduce homelessness, two scholars explain how planners can reform shelter design to be more humane and to prioritize mental health and well-being.
People living in rural areas perceive the threat of climate change to be lower than people in cities.
The famous French anthropologist, world-renowned for his theory of non-places and his analyses of the “overmodern” city, died during the summer.
Horror filmmakers are wrestling with space in cities and what it means to share it.
The city of Accra has no plan to tackle pedestrians’ behaviour.
US cities are starting to reform laws that required developers to provide minimum amounts of parking. But there’s more they can do to loosen the auto’s grip on downtowns.
If we build homes on a production line, we could make them cheaper, faster and more sustainable.
What is so special about Crawford Lake? And what can it teach us about the urban spaces we live in?