President Biden's infrastructure legislation delivers huge government funding but it must be met by private investment to transform the US
Wrocław, a city with a rich and complex history, is looking to lead Poland in advanced technologies and services. Can the 'city of bridges' continue recent successes in FDI post-Covid?
The majority of African cities are struggling with flooding, housing deficits and poor sewerage connectivity, all of which are caused by poor planning and rapid urbanisation.
Nine of the ten busiest ports in the world are based in Asia, with China dominating the list and Shanghai taking over from Singapore in the number one spot.
The US$1.2trn infrastructure bill now moving through Congress will bring money to cities for much-needed investments.
Subway stations in New York were inundated with water following heavy rain on 1 September 2021. But the Big Apple isn’t alone – over the past year we have seen similar images in other major cities, including London and Zhengzhou.
Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, owners and managers of urban buildings have struggled to find and implement effective disinfecting measures for keeping viruses and other contaminants at bay and return confidence to the people who occupy those buildings.
Global electricity consumption from street lighting could be slashed with smart cameras and sensors turned on, reducing emissions and advancing the energy transition, says the International Energy Agency.
Local government, neglected under apartheid in South Africa, was elevated in the 1996 constitution so as to strengthen democracy and help redress past inequities.