Beth Sanders

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Royal Wedding procession route map: follow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s journey through Windsor

Everything you need to know about the route the couple will take this Saturday 19th May<p>Thousands of people will line Windsor’s streets to see the …

St. Louis to transform abandoned landscape into a vibrant new greenway

Stoss Landscape Urbanism has won a design competition for the Chouteau Greenway, with a proposal that will soon transform an uninhabited stretch of …

Facing Icy Divide, VCs Seek to Make Cities Smarter

Cities are a bold new frontier for venture capitalists, but the record of startups working with local governments is mixed at best.<p>Against that backdrop, Social Capital has committed $150 million from an existing fund to back startups offering tech solutions to urban sustainability problems.<p>Palo …

Levees Make Mississippi River Floods Worse, But We Keep Building Them

Floods on the Mississippi River are getting more frequent and more severe. But scientists warn that the infrastructure meant to protect towns and farms against flood waters is making the problem worse.<p>A series of analyses have helped confirm what engineers have posited for more than a century: that …

Fascinating TfL and London Tube map shows exact geography of transport network

A fascinating new interactive map reveals the exact geography of Transport for London's sprawling Tube, Overground and DLR network.<p>The iconic Tube …

Supervisors consider raising development fees for transit

A proposal to hike fees on developments to help fund a nearly $22 billion backlog of transportation projects is winding its way through the Board of …

The Last Straw: Alberta's big cities compete to reduce straw use on July 14

Move over, hockey and football. When it comes to the rivalry between Edmonton and Calgary, there's a new game in town.<p>The latest competition is which …

Bjarke Ingels designs an A-frame-inspired prefab tiny house

Not made for roughing it<p>The A45 Klein is not your typical A-frame cabin. Desired by Bjarke Ingels, the micro home looks like a glass spear sticking up out of the ground. The A45 is built from prefabricated, flat-packed modules—a timber frame, subfloor, wall modules, and a floor-to-ceiling …

If renewable energy can power entire countries, why isn't everyone doing it?

This is not science fiction, this is for real.<p>Mark Diesendorf, associate professor, University of New South Wales

Cascadia Megaquake Risk Rises As 'Slow Slip' Event Begins

Every 14 months, a long, slow earthquake happens under Puget Sound, putting stress on the Cascadia subduction zone.<p>SEATTLE, WA - The chance of a …

After erasing all mentions of climate change, National Park Service releases uncensored report

The study's lead scientist said she was "extremely happy" that mentions of climate change were restored.<p>In the face of mounting scrutiny over …

Residents take vacant lots into their own hands with the hopes of generating economic growth

CLEVELAND - For months, News 5 has been reporting on the abandoned areas and trash around the City of Cleveland.<p>Once the homes are demolished, they …

"Architects are not really required for the nitty gritty of actual building any more"

With the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale about to open, Sean Griffiths asks: is the era of the architect-personality finally coming to an end? And …

Danes Use Far Fewer Plastic Bags Than Americans—Here's How

Planet or Plastic?<p>In Denmark, people use an average of four single-use plastic bags a year, compared to one a day in the U.S. But that doesn't mean Danes are satisfied.<p>Time and again I arrive at the supermarket and find myself unarmed with a shopping bag from home. My annoyance hits me on two …

Planning for the Other Detroit

Recently, Detroit has been riding a wave of feel-good stories across the urban planning landscape. In April, the city’s improved fiscal condition …

Mapping Palestine Before Israel

A new open-source project uses British historical maps to reveal what Palestine looked like before 1948.<p>The Palestinians recently protesting in the Gaza Strip called their demonstration “The Great Return March”—that’s a reference to a desire to return to the land from which they were expelled in …

Developer pushes back construction of Nova Scotia rocket launch site

The start date for the construction of Canada’s only commercial spaceport has been pushed back indefinitely, a developer said after meetings at the proposed rocket launch site near a small fishing community on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore.<p>Stephen Matier, president and chief executive of Maritime …

Developer pushes back construction of Canada’s only commercial spaceport

The start date for the construction of Canada’s only commercial spaceport has been pushed back, a developer said following meetings at the proposed …

Russia’s doping capital gears up for World Cup

Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history.<p>Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world championship medals between …

‘He’ll always be in our hearts’: Grenfell Tower inquiry opens with moving tribute to baby

Marcio Gomes broke down in tears as he remembered holding his baby son, Logan, praying that he would breathe.<p>“I was willing, praying for any kind of miracle that he would just open his eyes, move, make a sound,” Mr. Gomes said as his wife, Andreia Gomes, sat crying next to him and photographs of …

Globe editorial: When it comes to happiness in the big city, it’s complicated

As boasts about the vivacity of urban life go, it’s hard to top Samuel Johnson: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,” the great lexicographer said.<p>City-lovers have sometimes taken the quip as a broader claim about the virtues of metropolitan living. But of course that only goes so …

Why was there a parade of finely dressed cyclists in Calgary Victoria Day?

Tweed Ride YYC is an annual bike ride that involves Calgarians dressing up in their best vintage clothing and touring downtown streets.<p>In its seventh …

‘Winnipeg has a lot to be proud of’: Playoff run ends with no major criminal incidents at whiteout street parties

For the past six weeks, thousands of Winnipeggers gathered outside Bell MTS Place to cheer on the Winnipeg Jets into the third round of the Stanley …

Big plans for the Beltline: ‘This helps elevate Calgary to a whole new level’

The City of Calgary is looking to transform a section of the Beltline area into the city’s hub for culture and entertainment.<p>The goal isn’t just to …

‘Mental instability’ must be considered when looking for motive behind attack: psychologist

What makes Monday’s horrific van attack so deeply terrifying is almost the “banality” of the new violence, said an expert in crime and human …

Haptic Architects and Nordic to design Europe's most digitalised airport city in Oslo

Norwegian practices Haptic Architects and Nordic – Office of Architecture have teamed up to design a masterplan for Oslo's Airport City (OAC), a new …

Lyft looking at potential launch in Calgary and Edmonton

Uber’s main rival in many markets is potentially coming to Calgary and Edmonton.<p><b>READ MORE: Uber drivers now allowed to pick up Edmonton International</b> …

Proponents of 1,000 km/h hyperloop duorail pushing for Calgary-Edmonton link

Calgary would be a development hub for an eventual hyper-fast transportation link between the city and Edmonton if a Toronto-based firm has its …

High-speed Rail

OPINION: Why pipelines matter — even in Ontario

<b>BY JOCELYN BAMFORD</b><p>There has been a lot of press about the Trans Mountain Pipeline, the energy sector and resource sectors in general, and what they …

Edmonton's next 10-year arts and heritage plan strives to include Indigenous perspectives

Incorporating Indigenous perspectives into the city's vision for arts and heritage will help tell a more complete story of Edmonton's past, a local …

Indigenous Peoples