Author Archive for: ‘citiscope’

Port Of Spain 1

Steeldrum salvation for Port of Spain’s neighborhoods

By Nigel Campbell and Greg Scruggs PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — The metallic ring of steelpan music wafting …

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Surat 1

How Surat became India’s public health leader — and stayed that way

SURAT, India — “I don’t have to go to the gym,” says Urmil Kumar Vyas with an impish smile. “Don’t …

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Singapore 1

Singapore looks underground for room to grow

by Timothy Misir SINGAPORE — Pipes and storage tanks cover most of heavily guarded Jurong Island, the heart of Singapore’s …

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Cities 1

A key moment for world cities — but are nation states listening?

By Neal Peirce As the world looks toward a crucial round of climate negotiations this December in Paris, nation states …

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Nijmegen 1

A Dutch city makes room for its river — and a new identity

By Letty Reimerink NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands — In this city along the River Waal, this year marks the 20th anniversary …

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Mexico City 1

Mexico City’s Miguel Angel Mancera cracks down on corruption

By Ana Arana MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Several years ago, a network of corrupt employees of the Property and Commerce …

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Adelaide 1

How Adelaide revitalized itself through ‘placemaking’

By Stephanie Johnston ADELAIDE, Australia —  Not long ago, this city on the South Australia coast was a 9-to-5 town, …

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Telaviv 1

Tel Aviv’s DigiTel: an e-government app and smart card, all in one

By Jesse Fox TEL AVIV, Israel — In early 2013, this city’s local government found itself the object of much …

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