80% of Goods Start or End in Cities. It’s Time We Start Taking Urban Freight Seriously.

This is part one of our series on urban freight and achieving a “triple zero” bottom-line: zero emissions, zero road deaths and zero exclusion from core services and opportunities. A…

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Physical Distancing on Mumbai’s Trains Is Nearly Impossible, and Station Design Is a Big Reason Why

Mumbai’s suburban rail system is the world’s busiest, serving 7.5 million riders a day. This photo story is an attempt at documenting moments of precarious travel in Mumbai city, as…

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Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Make Sense for Cities?

Companies like Toyota, Nikola and H2X are doubling down on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and positioning them as alternatives to their more popular zero-emission counterparts, battery electric vehicles. These companies and…

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3 Lessons from China’s Rocket Growth in Electric Vehicles

As people stay home and city streets turn quiet, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the global vehicle market. While many urban experts fear a turn to personal cars in lieu…

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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions Is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the…

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