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A small but increasing number of cities have implemented congestion schemes and charges, including London, Milan, Singapore and Stockholm. What can we learn from Sweden’s second-largest city?
Jonas Nässén and Jan Riise November 13, 2017
In an interview with Citiscope, Peñalosa discusses his return to office, fighting inequality and some downsides of decentralization.
Neal Peirce and Gregory Scruggs October 7, 2016
After a slow start, traction on health issues in the Habitat III process has grown. But before the New Urban Agenda is finalized this month, we suggest one addition.
Kristie Daniel and Jess Beagley October 3, 2016
The Habitat III strategy makes a strong connection between health, accessibility, inclusion and cycling. But it’s missing the concrete action that could make real the transformative change it seeks.
Zoé Kruchten October 3, 2016

The crossings would accommodate streetcars, pedestrians and cyclists but not automobiles, the City of Helsinki says.

September 29, 2016

Precise, high-definition, three-dimensional maps would enable autonomous cars to recognize traffic lights, turns and dips in roads, Forbes and Nikkei report. 

September 12, 2016

Many residents of Egypt’s sprawling capital would rather place a small home-delivery order than brave the heat and traffic, the New York Times reports. 

September 6, 2016

The Bonaventure freeway will be transformed into a green urban boulevard, the CBC reports. 

August 23, 2016

A typical superblock consists of nine square blocks, with the periphery open to all traffic but only local access to interior streets, Vox reports. 

August 22, 2016
A deep focus on social equity, civic participation and green spaces has made Austria's capital one of the world's best places to live.
Saransh Sehgal August 18, 2016

Bus service in three areas was suspended after an attack last month in a café popular with foreigners, the Daily Star reports. 

August 17, 2016
The global community has made a lot of promises about the importance of clean, safe, accessible transport in our cities. Habitat III is the time to deliver.
Cornie Huizenga July 18, 2016

Parts of Chile’s capital are transforming into a walker’s paradise, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy says.

July 14, 2016
The ridesharing service is putting more money in the pockets of drivers and inspiring them to open what is often their first bank accounts.
Flavie Halais July 13, 2016

NACTO, an association of urban transportation officials in the U. S., urges cities to rethink road design, plan for traffic spikes and impose safety measures. 

July 11, 2016

More cities are expected to follow the lead of Santiago, Chile by harnessing the sun and wind as energy sources for transit networks, Fast Company reports. 

July 5, 2016

Proponents of the affordable, fuel-efficient transit option say that better urban planning would reduce traffic violations, Chinadialogue reports. 

June 29, 2016

The city is investing more than $325 million to dramatically expand ferryboat service that matches the subway in price, the New York Times reports.  

June 21, 2016

The city-state’s long-term plans encourage residents to abandon private car ownership for public transit, cycling and driverless cars, GovInsider reports.

June 16, 2016
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