The Dutch city aims to improve its air quality and eliminate transport emissions by 2030.
Research shows children living in polluted cities have increased risk of Alzheimer's and cognitive decline.
A new approach to waste management helped one urban centre remove the trash from its streets.
Local concentration or 'clusters' of industries can create powerful economies promoting technical dynamism and innovation.
In New Delhi, the World Economic Forum is hosting catalytic conversations around innovation in South Asia.
São Paulo's innovative waste management program shows how technology combined with legislation and enforcement could be scaled to solve the world's waste problem.
Outdated digital infrastructure and a lack of know-how has left cities around the world lagging behind the digital revolution, and cybercriminals are ruthlessly exploiting that gap. But t...
These cities or states measure financial output in the billions, and contribute vastly to worldwide trade or services, employing thousands of workers.
A new survey finds Helsinki has the best work-life balance, followed by Munich and Oslo. And only one city outside Europe made the top 10.
Commuting, going for a coffee and shopping all bring challenges for the visually impaired. But smart cities could provide automated information points with tactile maps or audio systems d...
With Africa's population rapidly growing, urbanisation is happening too fast in Nigeria for the government to keep up with housing, business and public service demands.
When architect Alaa al-Habashi fell in love with an old Ottoman-era mansion in Cairo, Egypt, he was told he could pull it down but not restore it.
For one day every year, citizens of more than 2,000 cities get a chance to breathe cleaner air and see their hometown free of choking traffic.
In this age of technological disruption, our democracy needs laws and regulations for the digital domain that are drawn up by government and society. Our democracy is more important than ...
Companies can take the lead on making transportation – and their cities – more sustainable. Here are three steps to get started.