“The whole project came from personal frustration in trying to invest in the stock market. What is a simple, easy way to grow my own money? My thinking always came back to the cow."
Creating a great public square with inclusive placemaking practices in a diverse Amsterdam neighborhood.
Driverless buses traversed through the small Greek city of Trikala between 2015 and 2016. The successful trial could pave the way for bus networks in cities normally too small to support them.
Episode 17: Malls suck, and they're dying. James and Alex discuss how the mall-centric neighborhood of Belmar in Lakewood, CO rose from the dead.
Tomorrow's potholes better be prepared- robotics startup Addibots aims to fill them in with mobile 3D printers.
The Albuquerque, New Mexico mayor's idea seems to be working.
Employees from corporate giants like Twitter mingled with ex-inmates looking for work, and cops stood on the street handing out employment brochures to people passing by.
The temporary urban interventions leave no trace when the performance is over, and aim to encourage residents to experience their cities in a different way.
In Cleveland, Austin, and New Orleans, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.
Dar es Salaam’s new BRT system could transform urban life in Tanzania.
Episode 16: What if a stranger restored your belief in humanity, if only for a moment, by supporting you and allowing you to claim something you need in a material way?
On a suburban beach scores of volunteers take on mountains of waste and years of apathy in India’s most populous city.
What are desire lines and how can they and bike collision statistics create a safer cycling environment?
It's like a crosswalk, but for bikes.
The Kamikatz Public House is built from repurposed windows and recycled cedarwood boards.
When a school stood in the path of a new bikeway, the Dutch city of Utrecht, rebuilt the school with the path on the roof!
Episode 15: Alex and James take a look at the Nigerian film industry and its role in creating opportunities for storytelling across Africa. James discusses his film, Clam Watch.