The Knowledge, enviable cycle routes and small town disintegration

Other cool stuff we found this week.

Today's London property bargains: actual bargain edition

High yield pod, anyone?

Sao Paulo combats crippling water shortage

But there's no end in sight.

What makes a truly great high street?

CityMetric investigates.

Permeable paving: the solution to icy roads and flooding?


Manchester Metrolink: six lessons for other cities

A brief history of Britain’s biggest tram network.

Testing begins for Japan's 500mph maglev train