A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Tooshlights aim to shorten public bathroom lines and offer more privacy.
A public art project invites you to have a seat on outsized versions of tomes linked to the city.
"Smarty Pins” uses miles as a scoring system—run out and you’re done.
A Copenhagen urban-biking staple finds its way to Chicago.
8 of the worst water-wasting habits that you can start changing today.
Food Huggers promise “less waste, more taste."
The New York and Chicago public libraries are both planning to experiment with new ways to bridge the digital divide.
And get an estimate of how much each line would cost to run.
Some tree species can lead to more ozone production than others, especially in urban areas.
Fit in during the day, stand out at night.
What a month's worth of train data can reveal about delays and commute times.
Bend over, touch your toes, miss fewer days of work.
The city of Pula puts a permanent spotlight on its industrial heritage.
Denmark's eCool stores two-dozen cans four feet underground.
And you can control it all with voice and gesture commands.
Researchers are developing algorithms that can generate "invisibility cloaks" for ugly objects like utility boxes.
Boxbee bills itself as an "urban storage valet."
Travel through 118 stations without leaving your room.
MonkeyParking lets users bid for street parking spaces occupied by other drivers.
Each designed by an international architect.