Interesting story of how the former mayor of Nashville has built up the city by approaching it holistically rather than looking at fragmented areas and districts.
What is a smart city? What does this look like? How can smart cities enable sustainability? These are the questions city leaders are asking to make informed and accurate decisions to improve city performance and operations.
As a part of its EMBARQ Sustainable Urban Mobility initiative, the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities has created a global reference guide called Cities Safer by Design “to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development."
In this compact article 100 Resilient Cities investigates ways in which architects and designers can play the role of mediator and advisor to tackle common and unique problems arising with urban planning and development.
Taking as example Laboratorio Para la Ciudad, Next City investigates how Mexico City adopts worldwide trend of civic innovation driven by municipal offices and citizen-formed organizations tightly cooperating with governmental departments who possess the resources to implement them.
Where is philosophy? What is philosophy is a common question. But rarely do we wonder where it is, physically speaking.
Some reflections about the complexity of cohabitation in public spaces, which affects urban safety.
Security experts from across the industry explain what the concept, which overlaps to a significant degree with the term ‘smart cities’, means to them.
London-based Future Cities Catapult has come up with five innovative technologies that could improve cyclists’ route choices, way finding and, above all, safety on the urban road.
Truly vibrant and ultimately liveable cities cannot be manufactured. They need a certain degree of chaotic urban activity and citizen engagement.
Cities are complex and contradictory but can be shaped successfully by considering the inter-relationships between issues.
A look at how large venues or open spaces can be secured effectively to maximize response efficiency.
Mass transit organizations center everything on the customer experience. Their objective is focused on making the journey as convenient, efficient and safe as possible.
Evidence shows that careful design of buildings and surrounding space can reduce crime : Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).
How can cities take a collaborative approach to improve the safety and security of their citizens?
A compilation of the top 20 stories in City Links from 2014.