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How much would urban exchanges change if public furniture design was widely integrated into city planning?
March 14, 2012, 4:38 PM PDT | By Rachel James
Which of the world’s cities are best at attracting capital, business, talent, and tourists?
March 13, 2012, 7:52 PM PDT | By Tyler Falk
Smartspace 1.0 has quite a few kinks, but living in one of the most expensive cities in the US does too. Will Patrick Kennedy’s tiny developments go big?
March 13, 2012, 10:41 AM PDT | By Rachel James
A new time-lapse video from NASA shows 40 years of urban expansion in Las Vegas.
March 12, 2012, 9:09 PM PDT | By Tyler Falk
Activists in Brazil estimate 170,000 people could face eviction in preparations for the 2016 Olympics. Favela dwellers fight back.
March 12, 2012, 1:36 PM PDT | By Rachel James
Last year, Americans took 10.4 billion trips on public transportation, a ridership increase of 2.3 percent.
March 12, 2012, 5:43 AM PDT | By Tyler Falk
“This Space Available” follows activists fighting visual pollution. Did you know outdoor ads are often illegally placed? The daughter of branding guru Marc Gobe, Gwenaelle Gobe, directs.
March 9, 2012, 6:48 AM PST | By Rachel James
The first all-electric carshare fleet in North America is growing quickly, with thousands of new members in less than a year.
March 9, 2012, 5:05 AM PST | By Tyler Falk
The Red Cross may not be able to prevent tornadoes, but with the help of private sector technology, it soon will be reading the clouds.
March 9, 2012, 4:36 AM PST | By Claire Lambrecht
For International Women’s Day, SmartPlanet took a second look the rankings, paying particular attention to what they mean for residents on this side of the Atlantic.
March 8, 2012, 9:13 AM PST | By Claire Lambrecht