In the first move of its kind, Switzerland's Bern-Solothurn Regional Transport department spent weeks accepting ideas on the specifications and designs of a new fleet of trains on the capital's most popular rail route. Here's what Swiss commuters wanted...
As the World Health Organization reveals that most urban dwellers are breathing air with pollutant levels exceeding their recommended limits, a study out of the University of Cambridge has calculated how much cycling can be conducted before the risks of pollution outweigh the health benefits of physical exercise.
Named Most Innovative at the recent Flux Emerging Architects Design Competition, two students propose that putting water pipes on a building exterior will help raise awareness of the precious resource. However, others are not convinced.
We pick the brain of Lauren Lockwood, Boston's first ever Chief Digital Officer, as the city showcases a huge effort to digitize its information and services, with accessibility and utility at its core.
"Millions of Indians use an auto rickshaw, why wouldn’t an ambassador use an auto rickshaw?” says Mexican Ambassador Melba Pria in a recent interview, extolling the virtues of the compressed natural gas powered vehicle.
In our final feature on Atlanta's transformation, we delve into the causes, problems with and solutions to its infamous urban sprawl and compare it with Cairo, Egypt's similar experience that saw the rapid development of suburbs and satellite cities. The consequent lack of connectivity, community spirit and equal access to opportunity, however, still plague Cairo today.