Brian Swett

Measuring city success

We’ve heard about the most livable cities, the best for raising a family, the most affordable for retirement, even the most bikeable (and let’s not forget the coolest). Indeed, amid…

Urban action, global change

In 1800, less than 5% of the world’s population lived in urban areas; by 2050, this figure will hit 70%. As more and more people turn to urban ecosystems to…