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A Personnel Shakeup as London Frets Over the Future of Olympic Park

Andrew Altman will step down as CEO of the London Legacy Development Corporation.

Old People Appear Floating Over Montreal

Even for performance art, this is pretty weird.

A Solution to Hong Kong's Overcrowded Cemeteries: Floating Graves?

Worst. Cruise. Ever.

Should a Fast Food Company Be Sponsoring the Olympics?

Londoners are often singularly skeptical toward corporate sponsorship, as the latest fight over McDonald's shows.

Scenes of Devastation From Russia's Floods

"We were screaming for help," residents told reporters.

Londoners Go To Court Over Olympics Missiles

Residents of an East London apartment tower are hoping the legal system will save them from having to host missiles on their roof during the Olympics.

Of Course People Will Ride California HSR

What they may stop riding are commercial airlines, research suggests.

America's Leading Creative Class Metros

Which metros have the highest share of creative class workers?

North Carolina Pretends Current Sea Level Rise Isn't Happening

The state legislature will not let officials use current estimates in their decision-making.

Why U.S. Transit Systems Are Still So Far Away From Converting to Driverless Trains

Public sector transit unions are a potent force in setting transit agendas in American cities – more so than in Europe and Asia.

NYC's Billboards Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Jilly Ballistic's genius street-art campaign to shame corporate products.

San Francisco Hopes to Curb Panhandling With Puppies

A potentially novel solution to two tough problems. 

Now Streaming: 'The City Dark'

Documentary film looks at the impact of light pollution in cities.

Study of the Day: Planners Miscalculate Benefits of New Roads

Researchers in Denmark found that municipalities underestimate the economic and environmental impact of new roads.

Breadbaskets and Water Hogs

Stark maps highlight inefficiencies in global food production.

The 8 Worst Things About Summer in American Cities

Commence fainting... now.

See What a Big-Box Store Looks Like When It's Turned Into a Library

An abandoned Wal-Mart warehouse is transformed into the largest public library in the country.

Beijing's Olympic Ruins

Already decaying infrastructure from the 2008 Summer Games should serve as a lesson to all cities that follow.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Olympics

London's traffic is being re-routed, bunting is being hung and public art is sprouting up in advance of the Games.