Global goals. Local solutions.
New York Mayor de Blasio is trying to bring some law and order to the “Crossroads of the World,” Politico New York reports.
A downtown street will be reconfigured as a plaza-like setting to better accommodate pedestrians and cyclists, Global Construction Review reports.
A museum exhibition in Holon, Israel, explores creative ways to add shade to urban public squares, the Times of Israel reports.
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.
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.
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.
Arizona State University is designing ways of introducing human-scale development to car-dependent areas, according to ASU News.
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.
A small city in the Netherlands created a thriving open-air public space atop a parking garage, The Pop-Up City reports.
Mouna designs experiences in public spaces where people come together and create.
Miloš founded a company that is turning charging cell phones into a social activity.
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.
The city’s strategy is to replace expressways with bus lanes, bike paths and trams, the Guardian reports.