self-driving brewskis

Self-driving truck uses first shipment to deliver Budweiser. Sigh.

The Otto truck transported 51,744 cans of Bud on the 125-mile trip from Fort Collins, Colorado, to Colorado Springs.

garage against the machine

We’re building more three-car garages than one-bedroom apartments.

Because nothing says 'Murica more than owning as many gas-guzzlers as you can.

Don't Walk

The best show on TV right now is about living carless in the suburbs

Donald Glover's new FX show is a perceptive picture of America's growing problem of poverty and sprawl.

A rising tide sinks all homes

Miami’s sea-level troubles aren’t just hitting the rich.

Miami Beach gets all the attention for its increased chronic flooding, but poorer, inland neighborhoods are being hit hard too.

collision course

The world needs better sidewalks and bike paths, like now.

The UNEP calls for countries to use at least 20 percent of their transit budgets for bike lanes and safe sidewalks to encourage walking and biking over driving.

Pack your bags

Which U.S. city should you hunker down in during the era of climate change? 

The New York Times compiled a list, and we at Grist did too.

trash talk

Garbage is a dirty business. L.A. is trying to clean it up.

Los Angeles tries to make the garbage industry better for workers and better for the environment.

Share and share not just alike

Want to rent a bike? If you’re in the wrong neighborhood, forget it.

In many cities, bike-sharing programs are mainly used by yuppies, hipsters, and tourists.

Give and take

In a weird twist, hurricanes help keep deltas above water.

Without storms, we may be sunk.