In this new Streetfilms video, some of New York's freshly minted women bikers explain why traveling on two wheels is so liberating. And so damn fun.
Today is PARK(ing) Day. In some 140 cities around the planet, humans are taking back some space from cars, using parking spots as mini parks where they play games, do art projects, or just sit and chat.
Energy efficient mortgages are a potentially transformative tool that rewards homebuyers with well-sealed houses, on the thinking that if your heating and cooling bills are low, you'll have more money to make mortgage payments. A new guide can help you get one.
The world's cities -- home to more than half of the human population -- are leading the way to a low-carbon future.
Stephen Carr wanted his street in suburban Virginia to be safer. He lobbied the state to have a speed hump installed. He was successful. And it may have gotten him killed.
About 45 million New Jerseyans rode N.J. Transit trains last year. Does N.J. Gov. Chris Christie care about the future of the system that serves them?
Have you ever gotten so sick of the sight of asphalt that you just wanted to take a sledgehammer to it and start smashing? Meet Depave, the Portland, Ore., group that lives the dream. Since 2007, this all-volunteer squad of pavement-bashers has ripped the asphalt and concrete from 14 sites in the Portland area, making way for community gardens, sustainable schoolyards, and green space.
Since its launch in 2000, the magazine Dwell has helped popularize green architecture and design. Alison Stewart of PBS speaks with editor Aaron Britt
An explosion from a ruptured natural-gas line killed at least four people and destroyed an entire city block in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno on Thursday night. But people don't need hectoring told-you-so's in response to all these disasters. They need to see a vision of a sustainable future that actually looks appealing.