London

Western Europe's Mild March Has Led to an Air Quality Crisis in France

The entire Paris region's public transportation system will be free this weekend in an effort to stem the early spring smog.

How Design Can Help Build a 'Transit Culture'

Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.

A London Housing Project With a Notoriously Bad Image Fights Back

They commissioned a filmmaker to create an alternate version of a famous Channel 4 station ID clip.

London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

London's Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

This may actually make sense, thanks to the city's unique street design.

How We Picture a City: Venice and Google Maps

In Street View mashups, we see not just clever Photoshopping, but two cultures' ways of seeing a place.

London's Architectural Icons, Transported to the Cliffs of Portugal

These blended photographs show us what a crazy building boom along the sleepy, southwest corner of Europe might look like.

18th Century Paintings of London, Remixed With Google Street View

Time travel with art.

Expensive London Is Still the U.K.'s Top Destination for Young People

High cost of living hasn't stopped British Millennials from flocking to the city.

Hot Weather Fatalities in the U.K. Could Double by 2050

Humanity should brace itself for the searing and deadly weather of the future, say British scientists.

Footage of the Beatles's Last Show, on Its 45th Anniversary

Performed on a London rooftop.

This Broken London Tube Turnstile Could Sing Backup on Blur's 1997 Hit 'Song 2'

And Ritch Ames made a video of what that'd sound like.

10 Years of London Underground Ridership Data in One Map

A picture of growth across space and time.

Digging London's Newest Tunnel

Europe's biggest infrastructure project is halfway done.

Listen in on Some Really Pissed-Off British Commuters

"TransportBuzz" channels collective anger over train delays, backward-facing seats, and really sneezy passengers.

London, Then and Now (1927 to 2013)

Filmmaker Simon Smith came up with a clever way to show how much (or little) the city has changed over the last century.

How Egyptian Riots and the Greek Recession Are Fueing London's Property Boom

The city appeals to wealthy foreigners seeking a "safe haven."

How London Plans to Eliminate the Search for a Parking Spot

Sensors could alert drivers to empty spaces in advance, reducing traffic and fuel consumption.

At This 'Anti-Cafe,' You Pay Just to Sit Around

But the coffee is free.