Seattle is topping one of its famous floating bridges with light rail
May 22, 2017, 9:42 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The gridlock-relieving rapid transit project is a world's first.
Chinese heritage site adds speed bumps for brisk-walking tourists
May 18, 2017, 10:40 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Authorities want hurried visitors to slow down and enjoy the scenery.
Funky Dutch crosswalk celebrates — and protects — pedestrians
May 17, 2017, 2:23 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Pedestrians encouraged to 'stand straight, walk proud' in Rotterdam.
Amazon's new corporate campus to include housing for homeless women
May 16, 2017, 10:57 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Amazon's takeover of downtown Seattle isn't lacking in magnanimity.
280 miles of hidden British bike paths rediscovered on Google Street View
May 12, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The push to revive a network of defunct 1930s-era cycleways begins.
Tracking the ever-shifting geographic heart of the European Union
May 10, 2017, 11:39 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The tiny Bavarian village of Gadheim is now the cartographic bulls-eye of post-Brexit Europe.
Houston named best U.S. city to observe World Naked Gardening Day
May 5, 2017, 3 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Don't be too shocked if you spot a neighbor pruning their azaleas sans pants this weekend.
Clever traffic system helps Dutch cyclists sail through green lights
May 4, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In Utrecht, a flashing hare means speed up to make the light, a flashing tortoise means give the pedals a rest.
Migrating reindeer prove too sluggish for Norway's slow TV craze
May 3, 2017, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A highly anticipated docu-series goes on hiatus after its subjects decide to take an extended pit stop.
Former New Jersey landfill is a haven for migratory birds (with one fatal feature)
May 1, 2017, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Officials scramble to make a methane-burning flame more bird-friendly without extinguishing it.