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New York Mayor de Blasio is trying to bring some law and order to the “Crossroads of the World,” Politico New York reports.  

October 6, 2015

A downtown street will be reconfigured as a plaza-like setting to better accommodate pedestrians and cyclists, Global Construction Review reports.

August 20, 2015

A museum exhibition in Holon, Israel, explores creative ways to add shade to urban public squares, the Times of Israel reports. 

July 31, 2015

South Korea’s largest city is a leader on urban freeway removal, but this time an abandoned highway would become a city park, the Korea Herald reports. 

May 28, 2015
Any dead street in the South Australia city is fair game for an experiment in bringing it to life.
Stephanie Johnston April 29, 2015

Inspired by New York’s High Line, the 11th Street Bridge Project would connect Washington, D. C.’s downtown with an African-American neighborhood left out of the city’s boom, Governing reports.  

January 8, 2015

Klyde Warren Park in Dallas wins recognition from the Urban Land Institute as a central gathering spot and green oasis in a city known for skyscrapers and sprawl.

October 24, 2014
A city with too few parks for too many people is leaning on civic activism to improve its green space.
Nabila Rahhal August 27, 2014

Arizona State University is designing ways of introducing human-scale development to car-dependent areas, according to ASU News.

August 21, 2014

Dijon has responded to an aging population with amenities that encourage seniors to spend more time being active in the French city, the Guardian reports. 

August 4, 2014

A small city in the Netherlands created a thriving open-air public space atop a parking garage, The Pop-Up City reports. 

July 29, 2014
Yes and no, writes journalist Letty Reimerink, who spent three months studying the escalators' economic and social effects in the city's Comuna 13.
Letty Reimerink July 24, 2014

Mouna designs experiences in public spaces where people come together and create.

June 10, 2014

Miloš founded a company that is turning charging cell phones into a social activity. 

June 10, 2014

Kown as a global leader on urban planning, Singapore finds much to admire in Copenhagen’s approach to pedestrians and bicycles, Eco-Business.com reports. 

May 15, 2014

The city’s strategy is to replace expressways with bus lanes, bike paths and trams, the Guardian reports.

April 2, 2014
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