This article summarizes four different stories about cities around the world. In San Francisco, CA a new state law will limit the ability of local residents to block dense urban projects. In Bergen, Norway, the world's longest bike tunnel has been completed, and in Colorado, a new front range rail line is gaining steam. Finally, in Portland, Oregon, the Lloyd Center Mall is being redeveloped to include housing units and a return of the area's street grid. Additionally, the article mentions the world's smallest skyscraper located in Wichita Falls, Texas.