Reading Time: 7 minutes slums

African Slums: Diverse, Resilient And Here To Stay

With an estimated 55% of urban residents in sub-Saharan Africa living in slums, we look at some of the challenges that informal settlements pose to both slum dwellers and policy-makers in Africa's urban capitals.
Reading Time: 2 minutes bike lanes

5 Cities Making the Most of Guerrilla Bike Lanes

Urban activists in these cities may not have managed to rally official support for cycling culture - but they have found novel ways of installing their own bike lanes.