Urban studies and planning
Urban planning (urban, merged urban regions, regional, city, and town planning) is a technical and political process concerned with the use of land and design of the urban environment, including air, ...
Urban studies and planning - Wikipedia
Viral in USA - Gyroscopic Transportation of the Future...
Gyroscopic Transportation of the Future
A train that would travel from NYC to Washington, D.C., in 30 minutes is on the way
Billionaire Elon Musk is bringing American infrastructure into the future one ambitious project at a time. The tech mogul is behind Tesla, which has been
The World's First Underground Park Is Coming To New York City, And It Looks Awesome
The Lowline Project is one of the city's most ambitious to date, and it could transform how people think of urban environments.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Beijing Has fallen: China's Capital Sinking By 11cm A year, Satellite Study Warns
Pumping of groundwater blamed for causing soil to collapse as development roars ahead above, with railways among infrastructure at risk, say scientists
China Will Test A 'Straddle Bus' That Drives Over Cars
If you've ever imagined yourself driving a monster truck over rush hour traffic, there might be a real job for you some day as a straddle bus driver.
Incredible Way Of Future Transportation-Straddling Bus(3D bus)
Imagine one day you driving on road, then one huge "moving tunnel" flying overhead, carring with hundreds of people, you may think it is dream, but it is tru...
UberHop is Uber’s latest idea for killing mass transit
Uber is piloting a new feature called UberHop in Seattle, in which multiple riders who are traveling a similar route are paired with the same driver. These riders are given directions to a pick-up loc...
6 Famous Ghost Towns And Abandoned Cities
Abandoned ruins are usually associated with ancient cities like Pompeii or Machu Picchu, but many 19th and 20th century settlements were also left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depr...
Interactive streetlights bloom like giant flowers when you walk by
The giant flowers react to surrounding movement by blooming whenever someone walks by. Pedestrians in Jerusalem feel quite special when walking through Vallero Square, after all, how else would you fe...
Exorcist Steps Receive Designation As "Cultural Site"
In the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist,” a priest leaps from of a window and tumbles to his death down a towering staircase. These famous 97 steps, cemented in film history, are just steps away from th...
Abandoned Paris Metro Stations, Reborn As Nightclubs And Public Pools
In a city whose sewers attract tourists, it's no surprise that a mayoral candidate is proposing to turn abandoned subway stations into art galleries, nightclubs, restaurants, and pools. Nathalie Kosci...
A High-Speed Rail From L.A. To Las Vegas? China Says It's Partnering With U.S. To Build
For decades private developers and entrepreneurs have periodically announced bold plans to run high-speed trains between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. None have gotten anywhere because they lacked money ...
Boeing Patents Flying Drone That Turns Into A Submarine
This April, the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Boeing's Nathan Hiller for a "rapid deployment air and water vehicle." According to Boeing, the patented craft could be carr...
Connecticut Ghost Town On Sale For 800k
It was once a theme park, a textile mill, a movie set, and a ghost town and now it can be yours.
Slums
A slum is a heavily populated urban informal settlement characterized by substandard housing and squalor. While slums differ in size and other characteristics from country to country, most l...
Slums - Wikipedia
Urban Decay
Urban decay (also known as urban rot and urban blight) is the process whereby a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude. It may feature deindustrialization...
Urban Decay - Wikipedia
Urban renewal
Urban renewal is a program of land redevelopment in areas of moderate to high density urban land use. Renewal has had both successes and failures. Its modern incarnation began in the late 19th centur...
Urban renewal - Wikipedia
Transportation planning
Transportation planning, or transport planning, is involved with the evaluation, assessment, design and siting of transport facilities (generally streets, highways, bike lanes and public transport lin...
Transportation planning - Wikipedia
Urban economics
Urban economics is broadly the economic study of urban areas; as such, it involves using the tools of economics to analyze urban issues such as crime, education, public transit, housing, and local gov...
Suburbanization
Suburbanization is the growth of areas on the fringes of cities. It is one of the many causes of the increase in urban sprawl.Many residents of metropolitan regions work within the central urban area,...
Suburbanization - Wikipedia
Environmental planning
Environmental planning is the process of facilitating decision making to carry out development with due consideration given to the natural environmental, social, political, economic and governance fac...
Neighborhoods
A neighbourhood (Commonwealth English), or neighborhood (American English), is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area. Neighbourhoods are often social co...
Neighborhoods - Wikipedia
Metropolitan economy
A metropolitan economy refers to the cohesive, naturally evolving concentration of industries, commerce, markets, firms, housing, human capital, infrastructure and other economic elements that are com...
Metropolitan economy - Wikipedia
Brandevoort
Brandevoort is a neighbourhood of Helmond in the Netherlands, located in the south-west of the municipality, just north of Mierlo. It is a Vinex-location and was built according to the principles of N...
Brandevoort - Wikipedia
Viral in USA - Gyroscopic Transportation of the Future...
Gyroscopic Transportation of the Future
A train that would travel from NYC to Washington, D.C., in 30 minutes is on the way
Billionaire Elon Musk is bringing American infrastructure into the future one ambitious project at a time. The tech mogul is behind Tesla, which has been
Urban secession
Urban secession is a city's secession from its surrounding region, to form a new political unit. This new unit is usually a subdivision of the same country as its surroundings, but in some cases, full...
The World's First Underground Park Is Coming To New York City, And It Looks Awesome
The Lowline Project is one of the city's most ambitious to date, and it could transform how people think of urban environments.