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How roads can help cool sizzling cities
Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the "urban heat island effect" that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team of engineers.
Fighting extreme heat in cities with urban design
To adapt to climate change, we need to build cities like we did in the past – moving toward a climate-responsive urban design, centered on people.
How AI and data turn city water management from an art to a science
More cities are looking to drones and other equipment for preventive maintenance, but it is uphill work in a sector that has traditionally resisted change.
Resiliency from coast to coast to coast
In the 21st century city, being resilient is no longer a goal to strive for, but a necessity in order to create communities that are safe, thriving and prosperous for all.