Solving Cities is a daily observation through the lens of the city, analyzing the physical and digital infrastructure and systems that make urban areas work more intelligently.
See how architecture is helping transform the lives of homeless people in San Antonio.
3 | March 22, 2011 5:30am |
Transit helps people in cities get around more quickly and efficiently, but could greater transit options outside urban cores lead to sprawl like the rise of the highway network did?
2 | March 21, 2011 8:09am |
Designing cities and infrastructure is a smarter, quicker, and more efficient process than it used to be. I talked with Autodesk's Terry Bennett about how its 3D design tools also help with...
2 | March 18, 2011 5:30am |
A new plan could develop New York City's waterfront into an iconic space. Find out what changes are on the way.
March 17, 2011 5:30am |
Some cities are charging motorists to drive in the busiest parts of the city during peak hours. Is it a tool that more cities should adopt?
19 | March 15, 2011 10:15am |
Last year alone the number of Energy Star buildings doubled. See which cities have the most of these energy and cost saving buildings.
March 14, 2011 10:59am |
Cities can't be sustainable unless they can withstand the force of the worst natural disasters. Find out why Japan's cities protected its citizens during the 8.9-magnitude earthquake.
4 | March 11, 2011 9:36am |
The winning design in a new skyscraper design competition would help clean up New Delhi's air. Find out how.
1 | March 10, 2011 10:31am |
In three years, one British city plans to send no waste to a landfill. But does no landfill waste mean no impact?
1 | March 10, 2011 8:17am |
Biking is gaining popularity in the U.S., but Europe has some amazing bike-friendly cities of their own. Find out which cities are a biker's paradise in Europe.
11 | March 9, 2011 9:17am |
Originating in South America, bus rapid transit systems are fast and efficient. Find out how they work.
25 | March 8, 2011 9:28am |
The savings are big for people in cities who are taking public transportation instead of driving. Find out which cities have the highest transit savings.
8 | March 7, 2011 8:38am |
See how one Seattle neighborhood combined affordability with sustainability.
March 4, 2011 8:38am |
It's a city known for its flashing lights, just not on bikes. But a new city plan could make L.A. a bicycle haven.
March 3, 2011 5:30am |
Energy-efficient appliances and light bulbs are great, but can a city dweller who doesn't care about the environment save more energy than a contentious suburbanite? Find out.
3 | March 2, 2011 11:59am |
Find out what cities like Washington D.C. and Portland are doing to help car sharing become more popular.
6 | March 2, 2011 5:30am |
The obesity epidemic in the U.S. often focuses on individual lifestyle choice. But can urban planning make a difference without the preachiness?
6 | March 1, 2011 5:00am |
Find out how green infrastructure is helping cities not only benefit environmentally and economically, but also adapt to the the effects of climate change.
17 | February 28, 2011 12:29pm |
It's not the West Coast, and it's not northeastern cities, like New York, so what cities are seeing the biggest gains in college graduates?
1 | February 24, 2011 8:19pm |
Chicago's new mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to add miles of bike lanes, retrofit more buildings, and encourage urban agriculture. Find out what else he plans to do to make Chicago a leader in...
11 | February 23, 2011 8:44pm |