"Urban" Blogs & Blog Posts

Spotted by LocalsSpotted by Locals

A cityblog network by locals in 23 cities in Europe - with up-to-date tips

 
Mayukh's PhotoblogMayukh's Photoblog

capturing the best moments

 
The PhotohumouristThe Photohumourist

The photographic and filmic shenanigans of London based street photographer...

 
Killian DubKillian Dub

Podcasts, singles, free album giveaways and more good stuff.

 
ArchitectureMNPArchitectureMNP

A blog devoted to bringing its readers as much relevant architecture & ...

 


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There’s a lot of misconceptions about how to make cities a better place to live that need to be cleared up. A popular belief is that adding more lanes for cars will help curb traffic jams – when the opposite it true. Some backwards-lookin...

Cleaning the air and keeping areas cool are what trees do best. A new study has looked into how best to use trees from a purely utilitarian standpoint. Essentially they drilled down to what trees do best and where they can thrive. The researchers cat...

Cities can improve the health and well being of everyone by simply adding bike lanes. That’s right, drivers not only benefit from faster traffic flow they also benefit from increased health when cities install bike lanes. As Bloomberg reports,...

Car culture greatly damaged urban centres the world over and now cities are trying to undo the damage. Smart cities are banning cars from certain areas, installing bike lanes, more sidewalks, and now are removing parking. Cities built too many parkin...

Back in 2006 we first looked at how green roofs were becoming a development issue in Toronto, in 2009 Toronto implemented that green roof bylaw. Then in 2014 we took a look at how North America’s green roof industry is growing. This year, Toron...

Traffic is a problem in every city, and more and more people are concerned with the most efficient way of getting people from A to B. It turns out we already know the answer: mass transit. The issue in traffic planing is slowly changing from how much...

Anybody who lives in a city knows that walkability of neighbourhoods is a key reason they live where they do. The attraction to mobility options, safe places, cultural and economic diversity is what keeps cities growing. Walkable spaces makes all of...