San Francisco, Seattle and Dublin show what happens when a city becomes a global hotspot for tech jobs without planning to accommodate growth and change.
Planning and zoning
The city's outdated system of citizen advisory councils is under review. Here's what needs to change.
Thoughtful policies, community engagement and decisive action will be required to hold on to recent gains in bike ridership post-pandemic.
From public transportation to affordable housing to infrastructure, the new US president has outlined a wide range of initiatives that will profoundly affect how cities recover from the pandemic – and beyond.
To create more resilient, equitable urban spaces, all voices have to be at the table. An urban designer argues that planning for a future we can't yet see can help us get there.
France is experimenting with rent controls to better protect inhabitants and make its housing markets more sustainable.
Much depends on control of the Senate, but the administration may have a few tools of its own to encourage cities to change their land-use rules.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
Both the city and the greater metro region are taking a comprehensive approach, combining new parks and urban greenery initiatives with big investments in alternative transportation.
"Rewilding" places nature at the centre of urban development.
Developers of projects throughout the city have clashed with neighbourhood activists who fear that rezoning will exacerbate gentrification trends already under way.