Conservatives want to power-wash the city of its intrinsic character—which includes pot shops and sex shows, but also a uniquely Dutch balance.
Wonder-struck newscasters marvel at the city's throngs of riders and "special cyclist roads."
Retail cannabis stores are getting ready to open in Washington state. But at the same time in the Netherlands, decades of permissive pot policies are being eroded.
Understanding mistakes of the past can help guide U.S. transportation policy in the future.
A 1972 documentary with lessons for today.
Instead of arresting public drunks, Amsterdam has tasked them with cleaning up a local park. Payment: €10, some rolling tobacco and 5 cans of beer.
The ages of Dutch structures are shown as glorious, prismatic blasts in this obsessively detailed map.
Faced with a glut of empty eyesores, Amsterdam rolls out the sod for free public golfing.
It's the latest Northern European city to see pro- and anti-marijuana forces face off.
This fall, the city will distribute a "special cannabis variant" to a select group of mentally ill addicts.
The city has sent a "socially disruptive" family to Zeeburger Island, an ex-industrial port zone monitored by a heavy police presence.
Lofted bike lanes, automated parking, and more.
In its defense, though, it looks awesomely terrifying.
As revealed by a billion dots of color.
The country's reputation as a haven of drug tolerance took a knock yesterday.
Super-highways, car-shaped holding pens, and more.
European rail travel is often more expensive and harder to book than cheap, no-frills plane tickets. But that's about to change.
This "Wearable Solar" clothing allegedly can restore half of a phone's power when worn in bright sunlight.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.