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Local authorities are increasingly pressuring car manufacturers by wielding major regulatory and purchasing power.
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
The Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative seeks to share proven ideas from the financial world with cities eager to boost their transit options and ramp up construction of energy-efficient buildings.
Gregory Scruggs April 6, 2017

Proposals include charging a fee for drivers entering the city with older, polluting cars, blue & green tomorrow reports.

July 12, 2016
In a time of fiscal austerity, the innovative funding technique is a way to keep momentum behind neighborhood projects.
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays June 17, 2016

Sadiq Khan, the newly elected mayor, encouraged other city leaders across Europe to join him in signing the pledge, JTA reports. 

June 13, 2016

After outfitting pigeons with air-pollution sensors, a London startup plans to expand the concept to humans. 

April 28, 2016

The mayor says it’s better to accept and manage the disruption going on in the taxi industry than to fight it, Bloomberg reports. 

October 19, 2015

Alternatives to legal tender, popular among millennials, ensure that money stays within cities or neighborhoods, the New York Times reports.  

August 10, 2015

Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan calls for more charging stations and steeper congestion-pricing discounts for electric vehicles, the Independent reports. 

July 29, 2015

A combined footbridge and garden across the Thames has drawn criticism for being off-limits to cyclists and blocking some views, CityMetric reports.

June 3, 2015

English supporters of the former New York City mayor are encouraging him to try to replace London Mayor Boris Johnson in 2016, the New York Post reports. 

April 6, 2015

Two European capitals known for their environmental consciousness are responding to hazardous smog levels this week, AFP reports. 

March 23, 2015

A new development offers 1,486 parking spots for bikes but only 200 for cars, CityMetric reports. 

February 18, 2015

The city has identified more than 70 portions of roads it might want to move underground to reconnect neighborhoods and free up space for development, CityMetric reports. 

February 16, 2015

A new Berlin supermarket requires shoppers to bring their own containers while food markets planned for London would cater to the poor with cashless transactions, USA Today and the Daily Mail report. 

November 4, 2014

London’s mayor hopes releasing more city data will encourage software developers to design more apps to improve city services, The Telegraph reports. 

October 28, 2014

Segregated bicycle lanes will make it easy for pedalers to crisscross London without dodging cars and lorries, Leading Britain’s Conversation reports. 

September 3, 2014

The city will test electric-diesel buses that can be recharged wirelessly to gauge if they should be deployed widely, Transport for London announced.

August 29, 2014
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