A new report from the U.S. Public Interest Reseach Group debunks the myth of the self-financed highway system. Will Congress be convinced by the facts?
Elly Blue looks into her crystal ball and sees more bike lanes, more bike-sharing, more e-bikes -- and the best year ever for two-wheelers in the U.S.
IBM has partnered with Rio de Janeiro to create an operations center that will give the Brazilian city's emergency-management team access to a vast array of data.
London sewermen sing a rousing hymn to proper waste disposal.
Cities might be enriching and green and beneficial for kids in all kinds of ways. But what most parents want to know is, are they safe? The answer is that there is nothing inherently dangerous about cities. On the contrary.
This year, instead of resolving to improve yourself, make a decision to improve the place you live. It's easy. Here are some ways to start.
The Chinese government has made it easy for people to buy and drive cars. Now, the nation's capital city is choking on them.
An experiment in Brisbane, Australia, aims to start conversations on the city's buses.
After the Macondo well exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, it was easy enough (on your choice of screen) to see a flaming oil platform, the very sea itself set afire with huge plumes of black smoke rising, and the dark smear of what would become five million barrels of oil beginning to soak birds and beaches. Infinitely harder to see and less dramatic was the vast counterforce soon at work: the mobilizing of tens of thousands of volunteers.