Reading Time: 10 minutes Atlanta Skyline

Atlanta: The Southern Belle That Soared

In the first of our features on Atlanta, Georgia's transformation, we look at the developments since the 1990s that have accelerated the city's development from a transport and logistics hub to a progressive destination, where business, government and academia collide to create a prosperous future.
Reading Time: 1 minute Optical Illusions Force Drivers to Slow Down

Indian Optical Illusions Force Drivers to Slow Down

Using nifty perspective techniques, a mother and daughter artistic duo are helping the city of Ahmedabad force drivers to slow down, by making zebra crossings appear like 3D road blocks when seen from a certain distance.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ridesharing can complement public transport to solve the Last Mile problem

Ridesharing and the Last Mile: An Urban Love Story?

As a new report discovers that ridesharing services complement - and don't compete with - public transport use, we look into the potential of integrating both networks as a solution to the dreaded Last Mile issue, plaguing commuters across the world.
Reading Time: 1 minute Supermarkets in Denmark supply heat to cities

How Danish Supermarkets Are Making Cities Energy Efficient

By transferring excess heat created by cooling equipment, like fridges and air conditioners, 20 SuperBrugsen supermarkets in Als, Denmark, are providing warmth for other buildings while cutting back on their CO2 emissions.
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In Cinema: 15 Takes On London

We take a look at some of the films that have immortalized the British capital over the years.
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HowLoud Adds New Dimension to Measuring Liveability

Inspired by the ubiquity of the Walkscore in digital real estate listings, a former Caltech mathematician has developed the most comprehensive way to measure and score urban environmental sound. And the Soundscore is a facet of liveability often forgotten.
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Tanzania Cancels Union Day Celebrations, Redirects Funds to Road Expansion

In his third such decision in six months, Tanzanian president John Magufuli has canceled annual Union Day celebrations in the name of austerity and has instead channeled the budget towards the expansion of an important airport road in Mwanza, the country's second biggest city.