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New paths for the roads of tomorrow

Transportation news feeds are filled with tech innovations and new start-ups willing to improve our daily mobility. But infrastructures are also changing; new materials and...

October 23rd, 2017

Swimming is back in town (it’s still summer!)

Among other natural elements, water surely is one of the most appreciated in cities – or even a symbol, as the famous “Jet d’Eau” (water-jet) in Geneva. The activity of...

August 21st, 2017

How cities deal with the climate change risks

According to the non-profit organization “100 Resilient Cities”, urban resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems within a...

July 10th, 2017
Urban Radar

Europe’s population shifts visible in one map

The BSSR map is one of a kind: it is the first ever about Europe’s population shifts that provides such accurate...

October 16th, 2017
Urban Radar

In Iceland, a 3D pedestrian crossing both reduces traffic speed and embellishes the streets

We have all come across many pedestrian crossings that looked the same, no matter the city nor the country we were...

October 16th, 2017
Urban Radar

Montreal unveils its ambitious bike plan

Montreal is following in the footsteps of Amsterdam and other bike-friendly cities with its ambitious bike plan....

October 16th, 2017
Urban Radar

Citymapper is launching a new mobility service in London with Gett

While Transport for London hasn’t renewed Uber’s licence to operate, new operators are launching alternative...

October 16th, 2017
Urban Radar

Indian trains will soon be solar-powered

India has decided to solve part of its pollution issue with solar power on its trains. A set of 16 solar panels...

September 12th, 2017
Urban Radar

Mexico gets rid of its mandatory parking minimums

Mexico City just took a radical decision that could greatly enhance both its housing market and its walkability:...

September 1st, 2017
Urban Radar

When Hong Kong will run out of space for its waste

Trapped between hills and the ocean, the compact city of Hong Kong is facing a concerning waste issue. Its 7.4...

September 6th, 2017
Urban Radar

What will NYC look like in a driverless future?

In a near future, driverless cars may reshape our daily mobility – and even the design of our streets. The company...

August 21st, 2017
Urban Radar

CloudFisher: a different “cloud technology”

Fishing for clouds sound like a fantasy coming straight out of J. M. Barrie’s imagination. Still, it really exists...

July 11th, 2017
Urban Radar

Seattle is taking floating bridges to the next level with a light rail

In a few weeks, Seattle will start the construction of the world's first light rail on a floating bridge....

July 3rd, 2017
Urban Radar

Creating a better community thanks to text messages

How to involve your community into a planning project, when residents don’t have time to attend never-ending...

July 17th, 2017
Urban Radar

Portland is designing accessible bikes for its bike share system

If bike sharing is a great opportunity to get around town easily, not everyone can enjoy it – especially people...

July 19th, 2017