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Key will be moving beyond aspiration to focus on specific implementation mechanisms and road maps for action.
Teresa Ribera January 5, 2017
The first paper from the Metropolis Observatory also strikes a hopeful tone with recommendations on ways to make urban areas more inclusive and livable.
David Hatch January 5, 2017

The move lasts through the month of January, when India’s capital is often thick with haze, the Hindustan Times reports. 

December 22, 2016
An initiative to bring more transparency to national governments has begun working with 15 'subnational' authorities as well.
Christopher Swope December 14, 2016

The UN Economic Commission for Africa wants to empower African policymakers and urban planners to create more inclusive and sustainable cities. 

December 7, 2016
Local authorities are pushing to fundamentally move away from the longstanding dominance of the nation-state. How can we ensure that this is for the best?
Diane E. Davis December 5, 2016

EUROCITIES recommends that municipalities manage this new economic model through regulation and extend it to all citizens. 

December 1, 2016
With plan for ‘metropolis’ status, Mayor Denis Coderre wants a new relationship with Québec.
Gregory Scruggs November 30, 2016
A review of “The Well-Tempered City” by Jonathan F.P. Rose
Neal Peirce November 23, 2016
Leadership, partnerships, citizen engagement and civic pride pay off for a city of 1 million.
Patralekha Chatterjee November 17, 2016

Improved management of existing water supplies can be a better option for cities than building dams and reservoirs, Ambient Cities says. 

November 16, 2016
Linking policy-making and the New Urban Agenda with recent agreements on climate change and disaster risk reduction offers a strategy for financing the critically needed investments in today’s fast-growing intermediate cities.
David Jackson November 14, 2016
Vincular la formulación de políticas y la Nueva Agenda Urbana con los acuerdos recientes sobre el cambio climático y la reducción del riesgo de desastres constituye una estrategia para financiar las inversiones más prioritarias en las ciudades intermedia.
David Jackson November 14, 2016

India’s capital may reinstate temporary restrictions on vehicles, the Times of India says.  

November 8, 2016
Lessons from one of the world's most sophisticated systems for valuing and taxing property.
Letty Reimerink November 4, 2016
Two divergent visions of what the world’s cities could look like by 2036.
Sameh Wahba October 31, 2016
Behind Mayor Sergei Sobyanin’s ambitious effort to make Moscow more livable like other European capitals.
Timothy Misir October 28, 2016
Justo en el momento en que las naciones adoptan a estrategia de resultados Hábitat III, cuatro destacadas figuras del urbanismo anuncian un tratado respecto a las ciudades y a la planificación. Uno de ellos fue el líder de Hábitat III Joan Clos.
Gregory Scruggs October 20, 2016
Just as nations adopt the Habitat III outcome strategy, four towering figures in urbanism announce a treatise on cities and planning. One of those was Habitat III head Joan Clos.
Gregory Scruggs October 20, 2016
Lessons from a series of simple interventions.
Christopher Swope October 19, 2016
A new plan aims to guide more compact, transit-oriented development of the city through 2040.
Brendon Bosworth October 18, 2016
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