Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building program in the world.
“Do you think you can keep yourself safe?”
New York, San Francisco, and Washington are among the 17 US cities that will soon face unprecedented weather.
Whether cities choose congestion pricing or regulations, they must expand transit, cycling and pedestrian spaces.
In Bologna and other cities around the world, it’s the age of the hardy invader.
In Seattle, homeowners dump their garbage in homeless encampments and the city uses trash buildup as a reason to clear encampments with no notice.
How the United States' $19.5 trillion GDP is distributed.
Fixing the 1,400-year-old system of shallow canals in the Andes above Lima would make more water available during dry seasons.
Exploring density by the square kilometer reveals as much variation within cities as between them — and shows that raw statistics can be deceptive.
You might have to create a meme to prove your worth. Or drink a lot. Or call in Mom. No, seriously.
With millions to spend, life on top of the world with unimpeded 360-degree views, double-height ceilings, a hotel-style concierge and "wow" factor is the ultimate real estate status symbol.
In 1994, the Los Angeles region was rocked by a massive 6.7 earthquake that crumbled freeways and left the city in panic.
Residents of wealthy neighborhoods are taking extreme measures to block much-needed housing and transportation projects.
There's now a whole new waterfall feature right smack in the middle of the tracks.
To say that settling the heavens is an enterprise without precedent might seem self-evident. But humans have a long history of establishing colonies in what, to those particular humans, was as alien and hostile a wilderness as one lacking oxygen.
A new short film reveals how the Dutch city reengineered itself around the bicycle, with life- and money-saving results.
"Cities: Skylines" is the type of game for someone who was wondering where the hell a "Sim City 2000" successor went. While yes, the goal is still to build a city, there's a much heavier focus on traffic and making sure there isn't pure gridlock everywhere.
The local population is at its lowest since the 1950s, with no turnaround in sight, as tourists continue to chase locals out.
The driver continued for a few blocks, until someone ran him down and got him to return to the scene. He said he never saw the cyclist he just struck with his truck. NYPD issued him five citations, all related to truck maintenance, and let him go with a conciliatory pat on the shoulder. Presumably, he went and finished his deliveries.
San Franciscans have long complained that tech workers ruined their city, driving up rents and homelessness and eliminating diversity. Now even the tech workers agree.
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