Urban Geography

The study of cities and urban processes is the basis of urban geography, a subdiscipline of geography.

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Carless Cities

Rebecca Maxwell

Cities are seeing growing problems with smog and the resulting health effects, noise pollutions, and motor vehicle related fatalities. A few cities have already put restrictions on the number of automobile in an effort to build a carless city.

The town of Å in Norway. Photo: © hansenn / stock.adobe.com.

Longest and Shortest Geographical Names in the World

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about the longest and short names for geographical locations in the world.

Willow Oak in City Park. Photo: USGS, public domain.

When Streets Have No Trees

Caitlin Dempsey

The presence of trees in cities yields multiple benefits.