Singapore

The Link Between Green Space and Well-Being Isn't As Simple As We Thought

What does it mean for public health officials?

Why Tap-and-Go Transit Fares Are Kind of a Big Deal

Lower costs, ridership barriers, and passenger congestion are among the possible benefits.

Singapore Is Already Planning for a Future of Driverless Taxis

Officials see the technology as a way to make the city-state “even more sustainable and liveable.”

Sweden's Lesser-Known Congestion Pricing Program Is Also a Big Success

Traffic is down 12 percent in Gothenburg, and transit use is on the rise.

How Singapore Makes Biodiversity an Important Part of Urban Life

Inside a city that works hard at keeping the jungle in "urban jungle."

The Biggest Transportation Breakthroughs of 2014

From driverless cars to safety initiatives, it was quite a year for advancements in mobility.

Where Can Singaporeans Relax? At the Comedy Club

In a city-state that's wary of talk about race and religion, a burgeoning stand-up scene offers a welcome respite.

In Singapore, Senior Citizens Can Now Stop Traffic

As the county joins the ranks of "super-aged" nations, its new Green Man Plus program is using tech to give older pedestrians extra time to cross busy streets.

Singapore's Early Morning Free Transit Program Has Been a Huge Success

Encouraging commuters to leave earlier has made for less crowded trains during the peak.

Using Insights and Incentives to End Rush Hour

A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.

How Singapore Got Hooked on the Internet of Public Shame

One of the city-state's biggest websites allows users to upload photos and videos of 'bad' behavior.

According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center

A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.

Nicer Transit Stations Attract More Riders

But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.

This Bike Suit Makes You Look Like a Marvel Superhero

Or it will make you look like a glowing reject from the Tron universe, one or the other.

How a Thousand Tiny Figurines Will Connect Strangers All Over the World

With an upcoming art installation, anyone can "adopt" a tiny figurine online and wait for it to be found in Singapore. 

Even Singapore's Road Blocks Got Adorably Dressed Up for Halloween

Invasion of the Minions from Despicable Me.

Mapping the Glum Inequality of Happiness in the World

The happiest countries on Earth are rich and European; the most miserable are located in impoverished Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Coming Battle Over Electric Bicycles

E-bikes are poised for a boom, but are we ready for them?

Asia's Mega-Mall Boom Is Headed Toward Bust

How many more giant, empty malls will it take before development priorities finally change?