The only thing worse than taking 5 hours to drive 106 km along winding and often damaged mountainous roads, is the realization that having reached your destination you have to turn around and…

Chris Bennett |

Vancouver was rated as the most livable city in 2010. Is there any precedent of municipalities rating the livability of their slums? Could a rating of the livability of slums leverage improved…

Mark Ellery |

This is a true story… It is the year 2005. 26 young Bangladeshi men are crammed on a small rubber boat. Floating on the vast Mediterranean Sea. The boat's engine had stalled days ago. 10 days…

Naomi Ahmad |

The world South Asia will face after this crisis is not going to be the same as in the past. The trend that is accelerating after the financial crisis is that of the “new normal”: the shift in…

Dipak Dasgupta |

More congestion follows more roads. Photo Copyright of The Daily Star Basic transport economics teaches us that changes in roadway supply have an effect on the change in traffic congestion.…

Zahid Hussain |