Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.
A cruel (if slightly amusing) prank on Paris's metro riders.
Ideas for putting the city's "ghost stations" to good use.
But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.
Courtesy of a new book of drawings.
A series of maps reveals the subtlety of central Parisian economic geography.
And illuminates some national stereotypes in the process.
Celebrating 820,000 square miles.
An artist reimagines the city's homes against the sky.
The view from the city's electronic music scene.
Here's what the originals look like.
How a band of dedicated housing activists got the French government's attention (and participation).
Man against machine.
The French capital's third tramway extension in a month.
Now these are some trees with personality.
"Partir" is a stop-motion tale of passion, separation, and white chalk.
"This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories," a museum official explained. "It is an ode to defeat."
At least that's the popular attitude. But the truth is much more complicated.
A six-mile loop of moving platforms could have been the congestion solution 1903 New York needed.
Paris, San Francisco, and Guangzhou have very different approaches to realizing big plans.