Cities

9 Lessons From Around The World To Create The Perfect City

From eliminating cars to massive home building projects to designing for all citizens, cities around the world are experimenting with new urban innovations. Here are some of the best that should be widely adopted.<p>Five years from now, we could have cities that are noticeably cleaner, safer and more …

Urban Design

Delivery Bots Start Rolling Down the Streets of U.S. Cities

After successful test runs throughout Europe, Starship Technologies' friendly robots have landed stateside.<p>Watch where you step.<p>Autonomous delivery bots have hit the streets in Washington, D.C., and Redwood City, Calif., the first two U.S. cities to give the thumbs up to a test run by robotics …

Robotics

The 10 best cities to live in if you want to have an active lifestyle

If 2017 is your year to get active, a change of scenery could help you hit that goal.<p>When it comes to cities that promote active lifestyles, not all are created equal across the US.<p>WalletHub pulled together a report on the worst and best cities for an active lifestyle.<p>To measure which cities were …

'In horrible shape'? Visit to John Lewis's district undermines Trump's claims

After the president-elect attacked the Georgia congressman and his district on Twitter, his claims prompt anger: ‘Not all black people live in the inner city’<p>On a quiet stretch of Georgia road, a red Ferrari zips by a golf course and past a string of well-appointed brick colonials with ornate …

Inner Cities

Will mega-cities swallow up vital farmland?

Growing mega-cities could mean less farmland—and a dangerous decline in the world's food supply. Africa and parts of Asia are most likely to feel the …

Mega Cities

Davos has inspired an idea for a new town in the Himalayas

Davos, a Swiss ski-resort town with a population of just over 11,000 people, is known for hosting the World Economic Forum (WEF), an annual gathering of world leaders and global business titans. It also might turn out to be the model for a new town in India.<p>Nitin Gadkari, India’s road transport …

Davos

How liberal leaders in cities and states across US are planning to thwart Trump

From defending Obamacare to protecting undocumented immigrants and Muslims, politicians are plotting ways to blunt the new administration’s policies<p>Donald Trump has made a number of pledges about the drastic actions he might take as president. But even before he has been sworn in, many liberal city …

Government

This is what the world's biggest cities might look like in 2121

An academic has predicted how some of the most well-known and beloved cities on earth will look like in a future green utopia.<p>Alan Marshall, an …

Lifestyle

How Trump Won: The Midwest

<i>Part 4 in a series</i><p>We now turn our attention to the biggest prize of the 2016 election: the Midwest. This region has largely been where our national …

Mega Cities

Could an urban beach be coming to Detroit’s Riverfront?

Atwater Beach is in the works<p>This week, 21 Detroit finalists were announced in the Knight Cities Challenge. One of the ideas that piqued our interest the most was Atwater Beach. We checked in with Mark Wallace, President & CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, to hear more about it.<p>Wallace say …

Urban Design

New York gives legal guidance to sanctuary cities for immigrants

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Thursday published legal guidance for local cities and towns that want to combat tougher federal immigration enforcement expected in the new administration of President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Eric Schneiderman released a memo that provides model …

Immigration

Inherited Faith Is Dying. Chosen Faith Is Not.

You may say, “I know the gospel,” but since the gospel is endlessly rich and infinitely multifaceted, there’s always something new to learn about its …

Theology

London’s congestion underlines need for jam-busting ideas

London’s congestion crisis is visible to anyone crossing the road at Southwark Bridge, just south of the River Thames. Five years ago the main danger …

London

Muslims stage city hall protest over closed Scarborough community centre

Local community bought Sakinah Community School in 2013, but zoning rules forced closure<p>Hundreds of Muslims demanded answers from the mayor on …

City Halls

London Docklands - Has the regeneration been a success or a failure? - A-Level Geography

Extracts from this document...<p>Introduction<p>London Docklands. Has the regeneration been a success or a failure? The docklands cover 22 square km from …

London Public Transport

How Uber Gives Penance To Many Affronts To Cities

But it’s not the highly coveted numbers cities need. How helpful is the company’s new data tool?<p>A screenshot of Uber’s new tool for cities, Movement. …

Uber

How will drones reshape our cities?

Motopia was never built. British architect Geoffrey Jellicoe’s postwar plans for a grid-like city, structured around nodules of homes and commercial …

Consumer Technology

Philadelphia Park Battle Highlights Public Space Stakes for Many Cities

Last week, Philadelphia erupted in a debate over equitable parks funding, marijuana use, and the policing and private management of public space. The …

Urban Design

First-Ever Online Data Tool Allows KCK to Examine Urban Health by Neighborhood

<i>Pilot health dashboard will greatly expand city’s understanding of health & well-being and how it can be improved</i> <br>Over 80 percent of the United …

Kansas City

‘Poor urban planning endangering ecology,environment of megacities’

Expansion of cities without urban planning has resulted in devastating impacts on ecology and environment, observed vice chancellor of the University …

Urban Design

Urban Development Corporation Case Study - London Docklands

First 348 words of the document:<p>Regeneration of the London Docklands (UDC's) 1981<br>Urban development corporations. -199<br>8<br>UDC's<br>In the 1980's an effort to …

Urban Design

Larkin around: Hull hopes to revive its fortunes as Britain’s latest “City of Culture”

Larkin aroundHull hopes to revive its fortunes as Britain’s latest “City of Culture”<p>Locals past and present, from William Wilberforce to the Spiders …

Business (UK)

Learn how Minnesota's wide array of experiences is attractive to newcomers, especially young professionals: aka millennials.

Minnesota is an all-of-the-above kind of state. There is no single reason why people enjoy living here. Instead, it’s the full array of experiences. …

Millennials

If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains. —Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities Can you describe the mood of Istanbul as you feel/see it? Recently,

<i>If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in</i> …

Comparison data for US cities

City Data:<p>By collecting and analyzing data from a variety of government and private sources, we’re able to create detailed, informative profiles for …

American Cities

The Importance of Urban Planners

When California State Route 17 threatened to limit Campbell’s appeal to pedestrians, the city’s urban planners banded together to organize a major …

Urban Design

Privatize the DC Metro

Some members of Congress are considering restructuring DC Metro’s management and oversight. Big reforms are needed given the disastrous service, …

Economics

Growth and Structure of Cities Program

Courses & Requirements<p>This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions …

Middle Ages

Taylor Bennett, Chance The Rapper’s Brother, Comes Out As Bisexual

<b>Taylor Bennett</b> has come out as bisexual in celebration of his forthcoming birthday.The younger brother of <b>Chance The Rapper</b>, the soon to be …

Inner Cities

#1stQtrY2017THM: Ambode Sets to Complete 181 Roads in 2017

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode set to construct and deliver 181 roads to the 57 Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas …

Lagos State