Special Reports

Game changer

Game changer

In theory, a hyperloop system could reduce a 12-hour train journey between Los Angeles and San Francisco to just 35 minutes

One small leap

One small leap

Many cities have opened their data to provide more insight into city operations, but the next step is to make the leap to true data economies, by Sarah Wray

Why smart city infrastructure is going green

Why smart city infrastructure is going green

There is growing interest in the use of green infrastructure to manage issues such as stormwater, pollution and rising temperatures

Cities without cars

Cities without cars

Can you take the car out of the city, and how do you do it? We look at current initiatives in Madrid and Oslo

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Sarah Wray takes a look at some of the initiatives cities have in place for managing traffic congestion

Solar-powered cities: sunny outlook with patches of cloud

Solar-powered cities: sunny outlook with patches of cloud

Renewable energy, combined with energy efficiency is central to powering cities of the future. Sarah Wray looks at how solar is a key part of that energy mix

Urban aquabatics

Urban aquabatics

Sarah Wray checks out some of the latest technologies in use to help cities manage and save water