The new challenges for urban planners
May 8, 2013In MIT talk, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan emphasizes the need for creative urbanism in a time of economic strain.
ESD alumna wins Singapore Challenge Prize
January 29, 2013Lynette Cheah and team take first place at international competition for their innovative transportation plan.
Hard times in Chicago
January 18, 2013MIT anthropologist’s new book recounts the painful aftermath when steel plants suddenly closed in the American heartland.
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
‘Storm of the Century?’ Try ‘Storm of the Decade’
February 13, 2012With climate change, today’s ‘100-year floods’ may happen every three to 20 years, according to new research.
3 Questions: Dennis Frenchman on making cities sustainable
June 15, 2011How the form of urban spaces adds to the energy they use.
3 Questions: Amy Glasmeier on rebuilding after disaster hits
June 1, 2011From tornadoes to flooding, nature has taken a heavy toll in America this year. What are the challenges cities like Joplin and Tuscaloosa will face while rebuilding?