Bodegraven, in the Netherlands, has installed traffic signals on the floor for pedestrains distracted by staring at their phones.
A look at the world's top 10 university cities, ranked on desirability, affordability and the kind of students they attract.
We are living in an ever increasingly urban world, where people continue to be drawn to cities in search of economic, social and creative opportunities.
These 12 cities around the world are starting to go car-free.
These are the world's fastest growing cities, according to United Nations data.
In a world of global value chains and planetary capital flows, can cities compete? Yes – in fact, they already are.
What if you could predict where a crime will take place before it occurred, even determining the time of the incident and the identity of the culprit? That might soon be a reality.
Urbanization doesn't have to mean noise, pollution and stressed-out inhabitants. When it comes to striking a balance between activity and serenity, some cities are getting it right.
A new survey evaluates the most expensive cities to live around the world.
In developing countries, public authorities are engaged in a race against time with population growth.
A city’s capacity to embrace rapid change determines its ability to compete in the world – today and in the future.
Around the world, governments are investing in innovative technologies and private-sector solutions to make their cities safer, “SMARTER” and more sustainable. A number of industry trends...
The value of trees and plants in the urban environment is well documented: they improve air quality, shade against heat and provide an antidote to congestion, traffic and the pace of city...
A newly updated data visualization charts out the evolution of city fragility since 2000, and teaches us a thing or two about how to deal with the problem.
Emergency vaccines play an essential role in halting the spread of disease. But when it comes to preventing the next global outbreak - they are only part of the solution.