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Maps show how Bengaluru is expanding way too quickly for its residents

Maps show how Bengaluru is expanding way too quickly for its residents

The home of India’s tech industry is growing rapidly. But basic government services have yet to catch up. While most people in the southern Indian…
India’s smart city scheme has no space for the poor

India’s smart city scheme has no space for the poor

India’s urban population is growing. More than 50% of the country’s population is forecast to be living in cities by 2030. This is a major…
New Map Shows How Long It Takes People Around the World to Travel to the Nearest City

New Map Shows How Long It Takes People Around the World to Travel to the Nearest City

Our world is rapidly urbanizing, with a little over half the world's population living in an urban setting as of 2015. It's a rapid rise from the mid-20th century, when only 30% of the world called a