European rail travel is often more expensive and harder to book than cheap, no-frills plane tickets. But that's about to change.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
London's waterfront has never quite managed the elegance of the Seine, but that's about to change, with the help of a little inspiration from New York.
The planning debate that sparked Turkey's recent protests is part of a larger, kind of weird architectural trend.
Surely there's something we can do about this.
A London fast food chain tests out its new robotic wait staff, to somewhat disastrous results.
Also, Brazil deploys an energy-generating toilet and Britain scares the hell out of potential drunk drivers.
Of course, these people know how to map their own mapping exploits.
Our first in a series examining the changing geography of venture capital and high-tech companies.
Artist Matthew Picton evokes specific historical events or time periods with the art, text, even paper he chooses to use.
How Bangkok became the hottest city for international travelers.
Freight is crippling metro areas, but it's rarely part of city planning.
Daniella Zalcman blends images of the two cities in a way that's both fantastical and haunting.
Gary Hustwit and Jon Pack have been photographing former Olympic sites around the world.
Dozens of cities will have the chance to design their own municipally focused microcosm of the web.
Some surprisingly not-so-unrealistic plans to capture unused energy all around us.
Something to be thankful for, from Mitcham to Highgate Hill.
The city conducted vivid, citywide disaster simulations in 2011 and 2012.