It’s not just public transit: The Grand Duchy’s progressive new government also raised the minimum wage and gave everyone two extra days off.
Using coroners’ records from the 1300s, Cambridge researchers reveal what violence looked like in a dangerous city with little law enforcement.
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced the government will cancel plans to increase fuel taxes—but the energy powering the protests likely won’t disappear.
As Madrid bans cars in the city center, the national government plans to do the same in more than 100 other places. A new survey suggests broad support across the country.
The German capital has vowed to build 200,000 new homes, with half reserved for affordable rents. But where can they go?
As the Netherlands struggles to keep pace with its need for new homes, many cities like Rotterdam have sprouted temporary micro-neighborhoods.
The rapidly developing “Yellow Vest” movement took over streets and highways to oppose rising gas and diesel taxes. It might also be a proxy for frustrations about rising costs and falling living standards.
Amid resignations, it's clear the U.K. government massively misjudged how leaving the European Union would play out.
France’s most comprehensive car ban marks an important moment of cooperation for oft-quarreling municipalities.
A section of the tower’s original staircase is up for auction in Paris this month.
The lines around the block to buy them aren’t because of their design or inevitable collector’s item status. It’s because they’re basically free for straphangers.
The Swedish capital has rebuffed the tech giant’s scheme to build a new Apple Store in the Kungsträdgården, the city’s central square.
After a storm of community resistance, the tech giant has reversed its plans to build a new campus in the city’s trendy Kreuzberg district.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo shifted her defense of the pedestrianization plan, winning with an argument that a car ban protects the city’s heritage and tourism.
A new bill would let cities charge drivers for using the road. Will local governments jump at the chance?
After a revamp, a tunneled Victorian thoroughfare has become part of London Bridge Station.
Politically, that is.
They play an important role in building community, and nightlife advocates say that needs to be taken more seriously by officials.
Other areas, not so much.
The French capital, under Mayor Anne Hidalgo, could be a model for how cities can mitigate and plan for climate change. But change has not come easily.
Vacant properties add up to more than eight times the size of Central Park. The city could do more to encourage short-term uses of these spaces.