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July 31, 2020
How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans
Law professor James Forman Jr. discusses the dangers of overreacting to an uptick in violent crime.
July 30, 2020
The British government wants more mayors and fewer councils in England
The goal is to streamline operations, but it's not yet clear how local government would change.
July 28, 2020
How Covid-19 is shifting 'smart city' priorities
High-profile projects have been scaled down or scrapped. Instead, economic recovery and digital inclusion are the focus.
July 20, 2020
UAE minister for AI and digital economy on the opportunities for tech companies to grow in Abu Dhabi
By Sarah Williams
"Being agile and quite quick in changing your policies and regulations is going to be key."
July 27, 2020
Pandemic-era planning makes it clear: Micromobility companies brought a distraction, not a revolution
Cities are seeing now that they have what they need to reach their mobility goals.
July 24, 2020
In Paris, the pandemic gave a boost to urban farms
“For the first time people realised the value of local agriculture.”
July 23, 2020
After Sidewalk Labs, the 'techlash' movement turns its eyes to contact tracing apps
"What about technology in cities are we not getting a chance to imagine by letting private companies do it for us?”
July 6, 2020
Sponsored: Is Airbnb’s model for short-term lets ruining cities, or breathing life into them?
By Steve Smethurst for Aviva
It may be about finding the right balance.
July 22, 2020
7 smart and simple ways public spaces are being adapted for social distancing
Elissaveta M. Brandon
People now need helpful cues to navigate familiar spaces. These designs show how it can be done.
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