Shady trees mean less air conditioning and increased worker productivity in the summer months.
A new report questions the methods used by the Economist Intelligence Unit to rank global cities, saying that environmental justice issues can get ignored.
Proposals to ban cannabis for tourists and relocate the red-light district would dramatically reshape the city’s anything-goes image.
In her re-election campaign, Mayor Anne Hidalgo says that every Paris resident should be able to meet their essential needs within a short walk or bike ride.
Faster north-south train service around London could decrease reliance on cars and planes. But northerners say their more dire transportation needs are being neglected.
It will now take just four hours and ten minutes to travel from Amsterdam to London on the Eurostar high-speed train.
The Dutch capital has long been a global model for flood management in a manmade landscape. Now it is seeking to break ground on how it preserves wetlands.
In an effort to cut vehicle emissions and boost public transportation, Austria’s capital will reward car-free travel with free access to museums and concerts.
Boosted by big sustainability wins, Mayor Anne Hidalgo is pitching bold plans to make the city center “100 percent bicycle” and turn office space into housing.
Tiny upper-floor “maids’ rooms” have helped drive down local assumptions about exactly how small a livable home can be.