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Desire Lines of cyclists turned into a permanent lane in Copenhagen

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | World’s largest study on cyclist behaviour: Copenhagen to Cape Town

Copenhagenize Design Co, the international consultancy specialising in bicycle urbanism are launching a new project that will span continents and use their unique Desire Lines Analysis Tool.


World’s Best Places to live: The Global Liveability Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) most recent liveability ranking shows cities in Australia, Canada, Austria, Finland and New Zealand as the ideal destinations, but is this ranking a true reflection of the cities we live in and will it be used as an instrument for strategic planning?

'This will end tonight. Our forces will prevail,' said the Kenyan Disaster Operation Centre. Photograph: Jonathan Kalan/AP

The Cities This Week: Edition 34

News and views from cities around the world this week.


WATCH: New National Stadium for Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

The National Stadium used for the 1964 Summer Olympics, located in Kasumigaoka, in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, will essentially be torn down in 2015 to make way for the new venue in time for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics. It will also be the future home of the Japanese national football team.


The Cities This Week: Edition 32

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul battle for 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul go head to head to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We provide a summary of the venue concept of each bid city.


Watch: Tokyo Timelapse

A timelapse video of Tokyo, a thriving metropolis and global icon.