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India's Hottest New Transportation Trend: Podcars

Amritsar's 200 automated electric pods will ferry passengers to seven local sites

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Why Do Some Neighborhoods Get Overrun With Chain Stores, While Others Don't?

Researchers are working on better understanding the interrelated shifts of retail, demographics, and hyperlocal economies

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A Fight for the Future of San Diego

Officials think they crafted a balanced regional transportation plan; two environmental groups, and the state Attorney General, don't

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How David Klein and TWA Branded America's Jet Age

1960s era posters illustrate cities around the world

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Rent of the Day: $375

The yearly cost of living in a tent city in Port-au-Prince

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Object of Desire: Hanging Bicycle Bookshelf

At last, an apartment-based bike storage concept that could work for almost everyone

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No One Wants to Move to Vietnam’s New Cities

The five new cities outside of Hanoi are struggling to attract residents and businesses

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A Wild New Concrete Skyscraper in Kuwait

At a quarter mile high, the Al Hamra Firdous Tower will be the tallest building in the country

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Postcard From Flint

A church opens a tattoo parlor down the hall from the chapel and other news

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Which Countries Pay Blue Collar Workers the Most?

Manufacturing compensation is closely related to productivity, global economic competitiveness and overall human development

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A Solution for California's Transportation Woes

A report suggests that high-speed rail would make the state healthier, greener and less congested

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Frank Gehry on City Building

In this interview excerpt the famed architect touches on his field's role in making great cities

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Doha’s Hotel Boom

Qatar is anticipating crowds for the 2022 World Cup but may be building too many accommodations

Reuters

The Tricky Second Wave of Urban Highway Removals

For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part

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A College Campus Offers a Glimpse of a Geothermal Future

Ball State University is halfway through a project that will dramatically cut its campus carbon emissions and cities are taking notice

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State of the Day: Wisconsin

The state offers a lesson for how smaller cities and metros can still compete in the globalized marketplace

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The Best Ways to Pay for Our Failing Infrastructure

A round-up of the best ideas from this week's The Big Fix

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A Plan to Make Drivers Hate Downtown Dublin

The Irish capital aims to ensure its future is pedestrian-focused

Julia Levitt

A Walk Through London’s Boxpark, the Temporary Mall That's Probably Coming Soon to a City Near You

Look for more pop-up malls across Europe, and eventually the U.S., in the coming years