Ada Colau, a self-proclaimed “municipalist,” criticized threats from both Spanish nationalists and Catalonian independence seekers at CityLab Paris. She says city leaders are distinctly positioned to find compromise.
To build support for a new charge on older cars, the mayor’s office tells the public, “If you could see London’s air, you’d want to clean it too.”
One chart shows which cities do best when it comes to biking, walking, or taking public transit to work.
The financial crisis brought (literally) darker times to parts of Athens. Now one neighborhood is fighting to bring light back to the streets.
Denmark’s capital may be a cyclists’ paradise, but recent trends show what’s really necessary to sustain a bike boom.
It's taken an incredible amount of resources to get to the bottom of this one.
So-called “Nutella Shops” are among the businesses now in the Dutch capital’s crosshairs.
A U.K. study finds a clear connection between density and obesity—and even rural areas fare better than suburban ones.
In nearly every corner of the city, particulate matter levels far exceed the limits set by the World Health Organization.
A new film highlights a pioneering lighting project in historic Cartagena.
The politics behind the region’s independence movement are murky, but the stakes for Spain are clear.
The architect Neave Brown has won the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for the extraordinary public housing he designed in London in the 1960s and ’70s, setting a standard not matched since.
Younger people are fleeing rural areas, migrating northward, and having fewer children. Here’s how that’s changing the region.
A new book casts a glance over the architectural follies of London’s former mayor.
New York is the first major American city to create an official body to oversee nightlife. Here’s what it can learn from the European cities that have tried it so far.
Electorally, the city’s East-West separation remains almost as clear as ever.
A battle over a city park highlights a flaw in the city’s much-praised approach to balancing its books.
The city vows to revoke the ride-hailing giant’s license, citing public safety concerns. But the legal battle may be only starting.
“Fatbergs,” these vast bundles of congealed grease, are becoming the stuff of urban legend—but preventing their formation can be complex.
Pro-car protestors publish Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s direct telephone number. But that doesn’t mean she’s prepared to listen.