Luxury in the sky: The ultimate first-class experiences
September 28, 2014, 2:42 p.m. by Josh Lew
Private suites with beds and bathrooms make for an incredibly comfortable flight.
Tilikum Crossing: Portland's newest bridge has it all (except car lanes)
September 2, 2014, 10:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Walk, ride your bike, take light rail, hop on a city bus or enjoy a streetcar ride across Bridgetown's latest and most unique span.
Beijing straphangers can pay for subway fare by recycling plastic bottles
August 27, 2014, 4:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.
Would you use the Knee Defender on your next flight?
August 27, 2014, 3:27 p.m. by Starre Vartan
A gadget prevents the person in front of you from reclining; appropriate or jerk move?
Bus-turned-mobile bathroom gives San Francisco's homeless a place to wash up
June 25, 2014, 6:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With the help of a few key partners and plenty of outside-the-box thinking, a nonprofit explores a big-hearted method in which to give retired city buses a brand new purpose.
Doors salvaged from demolished Detroit houses reborn as artsy bus stop benches
April 18, 2014, 4:32 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A new, award-winning public arts project makes good use out of building materials salvaged from Detroit's sizable supply of destroyed/derelict homes.
Public transit in the U.S.: Why are so many Americans riding again?
March 10, 2014, 10:41 a.m. by Sami Grover
As the economy recovers from recession, more people are riding transit again. But there are other, long-term reasons for growth too.
Will forsaken Paris Métro stations be converted into subterranean hotspots?
February 10, 2014, 8:49 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A starry-eyed (but not completely bonkers) vision of adaptive reuse that involves transforming abandoned 'ghost stations' into underground nightclubs and swimming holes is proposed by a Parisian mayoral candidate.
Reverse vending machine turns plastic bottles into subway credits
December 26, 2013, 8:42 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
In Beijing, commuters offset public transportation costs by putting plastic bottles into a vending machine that gives subway credits for each bottle.
What food pyramids look like around the world
What is swamp cancer and how is it killing wild horses?
Finally answered! Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
A once-secret redwoods reserve will soon be open to the public
Why the 5 freedoms of animal welfare matter
9 of the world's largest dog breeds