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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
Outdoor is in

The USS Discovery flies over New York City to promote the new Star Trek TV show

Sixteen years after Star Trek Enterprise, the iconic series is rebooting on TV with the new show Star Trek...

October 24th, 2017
Outdoor is in

Burger King opens a bus line in Brussels to bring people to its new restaurant

Every new Burger King restaurant in Europe is an event for Whopper lovers. But the new Burger King in Brussels was...

October 24th, 2017
Facts & Figures

Some US cities are now more unequal places than Mexico

Measuring inequality is often difficult as urban inequality data is mostly unavailable. Some figures and trends...

October 23rd, 2017
Facts & Figures

Measure your level of transportation access thanks to your address

Is your neighbourhood well-connected to public transit? TransitScreen, the service that provides real-time...

October 23rd, 2017
Facts & Figures

Global liveability has improved for the first time in a decade

The past decade was a troubled one: global financial crises, terrorist attacks and civil wars logically made a lot...

October 23rd, 2017
Outdoor is in

This sneezing billboard reminds you to get vaccinated against the flu

Even in Brazilian cities, the flu remains an important health issue. The Ministry of Health partnered with CC&...

October 23rd, 2017
Focus

New paths for the roads of tomorrow

Transportation news feeds are filled with tech innovations and new start-ups willing to improve our daily...

October 23rd, 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
Focus

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...

August 21st, 2017