Noticias

  • America's 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods

    America's "one percent" are a privileged bunch. It takes an adjusted gross income of almost $400.000 to be counted among those who make up the country's top earners. Together, the top 1 percent account for nearly 20 percent of reported taxable income in the U.S.

    13 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab
  • The Dozen Regional Powerhouses Driving the U.S. Economy

    At night, satellite images show a string of near-constant light along the cities of the U.S. East Coast. Urban growth and sprawl have created a map where Washington blends into Baltimore, and on through Philadelphia, Trenton, New York, Hartford, Providence, and Boston.

    12 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab
  • Inclusive Cities Newsletter - January 2014

    The Inclusive Cities project aims to strengthen membership-based organizations (MBOs) of the working poor in the areas of organizing, policy analysis and advocacy in order to ensure that urban informal workers have the tools to make themselves heard within urban planning processes. Inclusive Cities is a collaboration between MBOs of the working poor, international alliances of MBOs and those supporting the work of MBOs.

    10 Mar 2014
  • L'INSTITUT POUR LA VILLE EN MOUVEMENT / CITY ON THE MOVE

    L’IVM met à l’agenda la prise en compte des passages comme maillons essentiels de nos déplacements urbains. Il s’appuie sur un réseau d’experts internationaux pour déployer des échanges et des événements scientifiques, culturels et artistiques sur ce thème. S’ils ont toujours été présents dans nos villes, sous des formes diverses, pourquoi aujourd’hui plus que jamais ? Projet de recherche et d’expérimentation interdisciplinaire, il s’appuie sur la réalisation de démonstrateurs de passages concrets et innovants dans différentes villes du monde.

    10 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    L'institut pour la ville en mouvement
  • PROJET PASSAGES

    L’IVM met à l’agenda la prise en compte des passages comme maillons essentiels de nos déplacements urbains. Il s’appuie sur un réseau d’experts internationaux pour déployer des échanges et des événements scientifiques, culturels et artistiques sur ce thème. S’ils ont toujours été présents dans nos villes, sous des formes diverses, pourquoi aujourd’hui plus que jamais ? Projet de recherche et d’expérimentation interdisciplinaire, il s’appuie sur la réalisation de démonstrateurs de passages concrets et innovants dans différentes villes du monde.

    10 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    L'institut pour la ville en mouvement
  • How are cities' accelerating growth affecting their poorest children?

    The author of a study on rapid urbanisation examines the effects on street kids in four major Asian cities.

     

    03 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    The Guardian
  • The Developing World's Urban Population Could Triple by 2210

    It took 10,000 years – a hundred centuries – for the world’s urban population to swell to three and a half billion people, its current level. As scores of headlines have noted, this means that half the world’s population currently lives in urban areas. How much longer will it take to complete this ongoing "urbanization project"?

    20 Feb 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab
  • The amazing endurance of slums

    By 2050, the world's urban population will swell to 6.25 billion, with 5.1 billion people living in cities in the developing world. Of these, as many as 2 billion people will live in slums.

    23 Ene 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab
  • In Mexico, a City's Scar Becomes its Most Prized Park

    Jessica Lopez, a four-year old with a shy smile, has suffered severe chronic asthma attacks since she was born. Her condition always worsened in the fall, when dust rose up from the abandoned fields that bordered her family’s modest one-room house.

    20 Ene 2014
    Fuente:
    Citiscope
  • Why So Many Emerging Megacities Remain So Poor

    If urbanization really helps drive economic development, why do many global cities remain poor? This is the core paradox that Harvard economist Edward Glaeser turns to in his latest research, published as a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper in December.

    16 Ene 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab

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