Alison Killing on the legal peculiarities around burials in the UK. UK followers - fancy being buried in your garden? Go right ahead.
Working out what a city like Detroit needs isn’t easy. Could a total rebrand help? Detroit One, anybody?
What if? Cartoon by urbanist and illustrator Dhiru Thadan.
From Downtown is for People (1958)
Art invades the parking lot of the Italian newspaper La Stampa in Turin (Italy). It’s Abithoudini and the author is Agostino Iacurci.
Medellin has been transformed by good urban design, bringing opportunities to the city’s most socially isolated. Or has it?
In our new post we ask: Medellin miracle or marketing hype?
Will really help to speed up public transport - and no issue of a language barrier.
Ralph Tharp on the future of urban branding.
San Francisco’s SFpark gradually adjust rates on parking spots based on demand. One of the benefits is that “cruising” for parking — driving around and clogging up streets after you’ve already reached your destination — is down by 50 percent.
meanwhile in Japan…
You know all the stories you’ve heard about public transport in Japan? They’re true.
Thanks urbanalysis for sharing this quote!
Do the ducks feel safe? That old classic!
More Friday city fun: local Starbucks data!
Urban coffee culture!