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New approach modeled on 'dark kitchens' aims to enable zero-emission, last-mile delivery services
July 1, 2022 by James Murray
As part of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, San Jose is acting to reform parking rules along with cities such as San Diego, Honolulu and Saint Paul.
July 1, 2022 by Elizabeth Stampe
The path to revitalize infrastructure as an engine of future economic growth must begin with a series of 'lighthouse projects' that prove viability.
June 17, 2022 by Micah Kotch
From buildings to cars to neighborhoods, energy solutions are emerging from urban innovation projects with the potential for global scalability.
June 14, 2022 by Miguel Eiras Antunes
New federal funding for EVs is a new opportunity to make communities healthier, create jobs and boost equitable access to transportation.
March 22, 2022 by Britta Gross
How circular economics for wood waste can grow in New York City; Pittsburgh and Eugene, Oregon.
February 18, 2022 by Marisa Repka
The economic and societal benefits of airtight trust in persistent policies despite the inevitable shoestring tackles all struggles societies face.
January 26, 2022 by Finn Mortensen
These communities are inspiring more ambitious projects in flood-prone nations as far-flung as French Polynesia and the Maldives.
January 21, 2022 by Shira Rubin
Without getting cities right, we cannot solve the climate crisis.
January 20, 2022 by Rogier van den Berg
Smoke, heat and stress have become the norm and are primarily affecting the already disadvantaged.
January 18, 2022 by Kyla Thomas
Urban redesigns inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and consumer interest in greener commuting options are putting more e-bikes, scooters and the like on the streets.
January 4, 2022 by Antonio Pequeño IV
Some transit agencies are saying, 'This bus is perfectly good — except for all the pollution' and doing something about it.
January 4, 2022 by Henry Pan
“Smart cities” built from scratch have so far failed to live up to their much-hyped promise.
January 3, 2022 by Jim Robbins
The compost, made from sewage and wood chips, is powerful stuff for gardeners.
December 30, 2021 by Chad Small
A group of activists in the German capital are pushing an ambitious plan to eliminate private vehicles in the city center, an area twice as big as Manhattan.
December 29, 2021 by Patrick Maynard
Collectively, the work of 25 cities in the Climate Challenge will reduce CO2 emissions by 74 million metric tons from 2020 through 2030, compared to business as usual.
December 23, 2021 by Hilary Firestone
From Lagos to London, cities need to be reshaped.
December 22, 2021 by John Rennie Short
Lyft and Uber have committed to going 100 percent electric by 2030 and 2040, respectively, but cities can take steps to ensure they follow through.
December 21, 2021 by Rabi Abinour
Cities, with growing populations and demands on resources, exacerbate the waste crisis, and may be a key focus area to help change course away.
December 10, 2021 by Tom Szaky
Geography, population density and other factors influence how to harden the grid.
December 9, 2021 by Theodore Kury
In the past decade, Philadelphia has lost 6 percent of its tree canopy. This ambassador program aims to bring it back and more.
December 3, 2021 by Mia Jackson
Inequality undermines the credibility of the international sustainability community.
November 29, 2021 by Terry F. Yosie
Revisiting the Homestead Act.
November 23, 2021 by Hillary Brown
A new plant-based food incubator will allow investors to try the food and decided if they want to invest in a new climate-friendly diet.
November 19, 2021 by Jared Brey
Cities can be on the forefront of forestry by growing urban forests, protecting water systems in forests, taking political action and using their purchasing power.
November 11, 2021 by Priya Narayanan