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The Washington, D.C.–area tool maps your route and explains how healthy, wealthy, and green it will make you.
Lessons in urban innovation, gleaned from a week spent in the Spanish city.
Toronto's Medical Officer of Health identifies eight ways in which removing the eastern portion of the expressway will benefit residents' health.
A pair of British companies have created "Responsive Street Furniture" that digitally adapts crosswalks and streetlights to accommodate people with disabilities.
A U.S. web series hopes to teach city slickers about farming, preserves, and DIY crafts. Here in Toronto we're already on the way, thanks to a growing passion for the "authentic."
Barcelona is building a traffic bridge out of pollution-neutralizing concrete. Chicago has paved a road with it. Could Toronto adopt the trend?
Parts of Toronto have experimented with car-free days, but Madrid hopes to get vehicles out of its city centre by 2020.
The US government challenged automakers to build an eco-friendly tractor trailer. Here's how they rose to the challenge, and why our local government can too.
As Toronto anticipates worse storms and more flooding, Boston's Deer Island wastewater facility has planned for the worst.
Amsterdam's marketing pros want more tourists to visit the outer reaches the city's greater metropolitan area.
British researchers have created an algorithm that scans images of roads to find signs of surface deterioration.
The Detroit Blight Removal Task Force enlisted a tech startup to create an app for reporting abandoned and derelict properties.
Portland has told its city planners to scrutinize development proposals for neighbourhood compatibility, nature preservation, and other factors. Here's why Toronto can't be that firm.
Lexington, Mass., is being recognized for increasing multiculturalism in civic leadership. Here's why Toronto could and should be doing the same.
A San Francisco group is creating tactile and audio maps of transit stations. What measures has the TTC taken to accommodate the visually impaired?
An idea that started in Norway is hitting the open market. Should Toronto buy in?
Chinese environmentalists have created a pollution app, spurring a growing demand for better industry regulation in the country.
In the Netherlands, a new bike path paved with solar energy cells may signal a revolution in green energy infrastructure.