The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

History isn’t all that matters: Cities can change to cater to pedestrians instead of, or at least in addition to, cars.

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The Plan to Build a Skyscraper That Doesn’t Cast a Shadow

The Plan to Build a Skyscraper That Doesn’t Cast a Shadow

Architects have figured out how to design a building that reflects light like a gigantic, curved mirror, eliminating the shadow cast by a neighboring skyscraper.

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Microsoft Is Teaching Cybersecurity to Cities Around the World—For Free

Microsoft Is Teaching Cybersecurity to Cities Around the World—For Free

Cybersecurity isn’t just an issue for the feds and big companies like Google and Facebook. Cities of all sizes around the world are increasingly reliant on information systems that could be vulnerable to attack. That’s why Microsoft is volunteering its cybersecurity expertise, free of charge, to select city governments through 100 Resilient Cities, a non-profit […]

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One Thing Every City Can Do to Be More Pedestrian-Friendly

One Thing Every City Can Do to Be More Pedestrian-Friendly

There are many ways cities can make their public spaces safer and more inviting for pedestrians. Parking lots can go underground, buildings can be oriented toward the street, and wider streets can offer more space for everyone. But these things require lots of time, lots of money and lots of redesigning areas already teeming with […]

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