Outdoor dining is a lifeline for restaurants, but cities don’t always make it easy

Five cities show what can go wrong, and how it can be done right.

Cycling on London’s Euston Road is still a terrifying experience

The new temporary cycle lane falls short in some key ways.

Seattle's swift street closures show the highs and lows of rushing the process

"Stay Healthy Streets" were praised as a pandemic response. Making them permanent hasn't been so well received.

When rethinking the streets, don't forget the power of cargo bikes

Those new cycling networks can be used to transport goods as well as people.

For a 'golden age of cycling,' Britain needs to make women feel safer on bikes

Safety concerns are the key barrier that stop women from cycling. The surest fix is no mystery.

Euston Road cycle lane features in London’s streets overhaul plan

The strategic cycling network moves a step closer.

It's not too late to prevent a driving apocalypse

Cities like London must rapidly formulate coherent policies to support walking and cycling.

As the world stays home, street vendors fight to survive

“I’ve had customers call me, they say they miss my sandwiches, but they can’t go out right now.”

When will Manchester become ‘people first’ and go car free?

Seize the zeitgeist or cede leadership to Birmingham.

Think roads are dangerous? Sometimes we aren’t even safe on pavements

Over 15 years, 548 pedestrians have died on UK sidewalks.

“When we plan for walkability, we need to factor in behavior”: the case for continuous pavements

An extract from a new book, Soft City: Building Density for Everyday Life

Which cities have the neatest grid systems?

Clue: definitely not London.

The story of Paris's controversial "Christmas tree"

For a start, it's not a Christmas tree.

Chongqing: The city with a special pedestrian lane for phone users

Your call is important to us – so important, we’re not looking where we’re going.