London really tried to use the 2012 Games to improve people’s lives. A new report shows the skeptics were right all along.
London’s plans for Oxford Street show that even the busiest roads can ban vehicles—but there's one major misstep.
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.”
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
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.
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.
“Fatbergs,” these vast bundles of congealed grease, are becoming the stuff of urban legend—but preventing their formation can be complex.
The catastrophic fire that killed at least 80 in London was the inevitable byproduct of an ideology that vilified the poor.
When landscape architects attract flocks to urban centers, city dwellers are keen to look up.
It’s the latest to join a global movement, but London’s mayor says it’s not enough.
A massive new commuter rail project is stoking centuries-old resentment in Britain’s north-south divide.
Is this the end of the (free) road for London’s cars?
As terror attacks and disasters meet political instability, London really is reeling this time.
The highly efficient fuel was supposed to be the future. Is it now doomed?
After the attack on London Bridge, a campaign envisions an alternative to concrete barriers that would protect pedestrians and memorialize victims at the same time.
In public housing, profit and regeneration are too often placed above the safety and satisfaction of residents.
Residents of Grenfell Tower could be indirect victims of the city’s approach to “affordable” housing.
The rose-tinted look at history is bumping against current terror attacks.
Is there a way to prevent it?