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City officials are harnessing networks and tools devised for responding to better-known risks, like climate change emergencies, to tackle coronavirus.
High densities, overcrowded homes and a lack of basic services are among the factors that make the world's poorest cities the most vulnerable to COVID-19.
Wharton Dean, Geoffrey Garretti, speculates that the coronavirus pandemic will leave the world less global and less urban, and possibly poorer as a result.
As governments across Europe scramble to protect public health and capitalize on green gains, they're making historic investments in cycling infrastructure.
With city dwellers forced to stay home during lockdowns, some architects are rethinking urban infrastructure to promote a more local lifestyle and help people adapt to a post-pandemic world.
Cities in developing countries face particular challenges in the battle against COVID-19. Investment in primary healthcare is the best way to overcome them
It's not easy to follow handwashing and distancing rules when water and space are at a premium. Urban governance will be key to this pandemic response
Cities are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Knowledge sharing, tech and innovative design will help them survive and thrive in the post-pandemic world.
From contradictory public health advice to a sense of paranoia and fear, there are similarities between life in the 17th century and how people are responding to today's COVID-19 pandemic.
As France prepares to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures, it’s introducing a $20 million scheme to get more people cycling - to cut pollution and keep people safe.
The coronavirus crisis has amplified growing calls for resilient and adaptable infrastructure projects that are sustainable and technologically advanced.
From a compulsory face mask policy in France to the return of religious activities in Germany, this is how cities are preparing to ease lockdown measures.
Milan has announced an ambitious plan to turn 35 kilometres of city roads into pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly zones that fight pollution and COVID-19.
During this pandemic, the leadership demonstrated by city mayors and the skills and resourcefulness of migrants are showing international leaders the way.
With much of the planet’s human population on lockdown, wildlife takes to the streets: goats in Wales, boar in Barcelona and hungry monkeys in Thailand.