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The unsung hero of urban planning who made it easy to get around Chicago

<i>Editor's note: This was piece was produced in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, which provided research, expertise and other</i> …

How Urbanization Is Affecting The Architecture Of Transit

Living in a city can be an exciting experience. With an endless variety of restaurants, entertainment and business opportunities, it’s no wonder that …

Let’s Just Replace Sinking Islands With Floating Cities Perched On Oil Rigs

Climate change is threatening the existence of the Maldives, and it’s already considering moving everyone to Australia. Maybe it should build new islands instead?<p>By the end of the century, as sea levels rise, most of the Maldives may be underwater. As the low-lying island country built on crumbling …

These Are the Cities Most Likely to Be Hit by a Terrorist Attack

A report by global-risk-analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft has identified the cities most likely to be hit by a terrorist attack.<p>Maplecroft analyzed …

City life: Copenhagen

It’s late afternoon in a Copenhagen backstreet, and my boyfriend is slumped in an old factory doorway. A couple of feet away a girl’s body lies …

4 Cities That Are Getting Rid Of All Of Their Garbage

Achieving “zero waste” might seem impossible, but these cities have implemented plans that are getting them very close. Now it’s time for the rest of the world to follow along.<p>New York City not too long ago had a landfill you could see from space. Now it has a plan to get to “zero waste” in the …

Apple readies Transit subway, train + bus guides for iOS 9 Maps, deploys robots for indoor mapping

Having originally planned to add a new transit directions feature to Maps last year, only to pull the feature before WWDC 2014, Apple now hopes to launch its Transit service with iOS 9, according to sources. Apple currently plans to debut bus, subway, and train route navigation as the central …

Take a Look at Hong Kong's Ingenious Outdoor Storage Solutions

Having lived in Hong Kong since 1994, photographer Michael Wolf has continually provided the world<p>Having lived in Hong Kong since 1994, photographer Michael Wolf has continually provided the world with a keenly perceptive and particular view of the city, as well as catching native Hong Kongers …

Why your Internet is so slow and your commute is so miserable — in one chart

The chart I'm about to show you holds the answers to a lot of life's little headaches -- and some of the big ones too. It explains why you spend so much time in traffic and why it always feels like your train is running late. It holds the key to why our bridges are kind of a mess, and why water …

Which U.S. cities have become the most 'hypersegregated?' | Princeton study

PRINCETON — About a third of all black metropolitan residents lived in a "hypersegregated" city as of 2010, according to Princeton University …

These cities have the best parks in America

Ninety-six percent of people in St. Paul, Minn., live within a 10-minute walk of a park.<p>This ease of access is one reason why St. Paul -- along with sister city Minneapolis -- took the top spot in the Trust for Public Land's most recent ranking of urban park systems.<p>"When we're looking to attract …