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Utrecht in the Netherlands has redesigned over 300 bus stops to feature "green roofs", which aim to provide a habitat for bees in the city.
Libraries are an important part of public learning, and some cities make a lot more use of the books available to them than others.
Global operators must start tailoring travel experiences more specifically in order to hand control back to communities.
As the middle class grows and a country's economic prosperity peaks, fertility rates naturally decline. In an increasingly resource-stretched world, that's a good thing.
Where children live and how they play has a big impact on their motor skill development, new research shows.
Despite parks having a reputation for being crime hot-spots, research seems to show otherwise. It really depends on the park.
Finding a good restaurant in an unfamiliar place may seem daunting, but by using economic theory to combine data from online restaurant ratings, it could be a lot easier.
Urban transportation in developing countries is prioritised for massive investments, yet little is known about the determinants of urban mobility in these countries.
Chinese cities are hoping to climate-proof themselves with features like permeable pavements, artificial wetlands and underground storage facilities
With their strong culture of mass-transit systems, Latin American and Caribbean cities could become urban mobility success stories by going digital.
Air pollution is eroding marbles, while extreme droughts and torrential rains have destablilised ancient walls and temples.
Current programs to mitigate malnutrition in developing nations are not working. A major change is needed, write two development experts.
Attractive urban areas benefit from more graduates, high-skilled workers and employers, according to new research.
Japan has seen a sharp rise in innovation investment ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, as the country and its major corporations look to increase foreign investment.