Diversity Garden deep downtown

It really seems the strangest place to put a garden: tucked back behind City Hall. Nestled neatly at the corner of Foster Place and... Read More

Chickens in the city: America’s urban farming innovations

In America, several key innovations are making urban farming a sustainable method of food production. Rooftops, window sills and... Read More

Subway delayed, new tramway hits Casablanca

Casablanca has unveiled a new tramway system that connects the east and west ends of the city through the downtown core. The $1.6... Read More

Metro-ification of American politics favours Democrats

In the last federal American election, the democrats won 11 of the largest 15 cities across the States. Urban density played a key... Read More

Junkyard cars recycled into working bicycles

Watch the above video about a bicycle that is manufactured from a variety of junkyard car parts. The frame is welded together from... Read More

Hand drawn map of Japan’s intricate rail system

Artist Wyton Cho has hand drawn Japan’s rail system. The colourful lines intersect and meet at stations, and present an... Read More

Poster campaign to promote 50 ideas for a new city

Check out these amazing posters that were put up all over New York City to help promote ideas for a new city. The project was launched... Read More

Urban Planet: Can bike-share programs overcome the helmet hurdle?

Bike-share programs have really been taking off in North America over the past few years, but not in municipalities with strict helmet... Read More

Urban Planet: Barcelona and London among cities in competition to share urban solutions

Cities from around the world have answered the call for innovative and sustainable solutions to urban problems. Barcelona, Boston... Read More

Urban Planet: Youngstown and other American cities are shrinking to survive

If you are a Bruce Springsteen fan, you might already be aware of the hard times that have hit Youngstown, Ohio. Once a steel giant... Read More