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Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

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From parking spaces to bike lanes: 10 ways cities can win the fight

<i>Michael Andersen, Green Lane Project staff writer</i><p><i>Former parking spaces in Boulevard de Maissonneuve, Montreal. Photo: JasonParis.</i><p>A curbside parking …

Bike Lanes

New studies measure the true cost of sprawl, and it's more than you think

Two new studies demonstrate the true costs of sprawl, and attempt to show that if new development was built at higher densities and with proper …

Portrait of a City: 31 Photographic Urban Street Art Murals

[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ]Residents of cities like Tokyo, Havana and Los Angeles see their own faces blown up to monumental …

The Cost Of Bad Urban Design: $1 Trillion A Year

A new study from the Victoria Transport Policy Institute pinpoints the cost of the U.S.’s sprawling development.<p>Exactly how much does America’s sprawl cost every year? Somewhere in the range of a trillion dollars, according to a new research paper.<p>As part of an international research initiative …

Urban Design

16 Essential Apps For Your New Android And iPhone 6

So you’ve unwrapped, unboxed and cuddled your new smartphone to death. Candy Crush? Check. Instagram? Check. Staring at the screen wide-eyed and full of excitement but have no idea what to do next? Check.<p>As the new toy honeymoon begins to fade, you’ll probably want to actually use your handset in …

The best project management apps for iPad

Whether you are a start-up business looking to keep things organized or you work for a separate company and have been tasked with running a project, …

iPad App of the Week: Pimp Your Screen

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Apps

Dashlane Password Manager App Adds Touch ID Support for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

<b>Dashlane</b>, one of the very best password manager apps for iOS and other platforms, was updated again this week – to Version 2.8.7.<p>It’s not a big update with lots of new features, but it delivers one major new option for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 – support for Touch ID.<p>As an iPad Air 2 user, …

2Do Is a Killer Desktop-Class Task Manager for iPad

2Do will be my task manager of choice going into the new year. I’m actually still finishing up a review of another task manager, OmniFocus 2, but when 2Do’s update hit the App Store, I just had to jump on board.<p>There are all sorts of 2Do apps out there. Some are affordable and pretty and simple, …

Apps

Design By Dredge

<i>Jamaica Bay / Drudge Design Collaborative</i><p>To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about …

Placemaking Main Street into a Destination Downtown | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Narrow cross section and parking make it difficult to drive faster than 15 mph on this Lambertville, New Jersey, Main Street. | Image by Gary</i> …

Urban Design

“Public” Space, Civic Engagement, and the Internet

Or what is public or private anymore anyway?<p>At the 2013 Civic Media Conference at MIT, Sue Gardner, then Executive Director of the Wikimedia …

Social Media

8 Incredible Green Spaces That Are Thriving In The Biggest Urban Jungles

Living and working within a system of architectural behemoths and concrete streets can be taxing, to say the least. And for many city-dwellers, a few patches of green can be a celebrated refuge from the urban landscape.<p>Through a study that spanned 18 years, researchers from University of Exeter …

The Best Planning Apps for 2015

Each year I provide an update on mobile applications (i.e., software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers, and other mobile devices). …

Apps

The Greening of a Suburban Downtown

If planners for Bethesda, Maryland fully realize a conceptual vision now being offered to community leaders and the public, the once-quiet but now-bustling suburb's downtown could become a nationally relevant example of urban sustainability.<p>While the thinking is in its infancy, the Montgomery …

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Greg Willerer may not seem like your average entrepreneur. The once full-time school teacher quit his job to follow his passion for farming in the most unlikely of places. Located not far from Downtown Detroit, Willerer launched …

Urban Agriculture