When it comes to aging in place, self-driving cars won't save us
July 22, 2019, 4:16 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
A new study finds that older people react a lot more slowly when they take the wheel.
Bus-to-home conversions: Wheels, wanderlust and the great wide open
August 21, 2018, 9:18 a.m. by Matt Hickman
These aren't your grandparents' RVs and motorhomes.
Low-powered community radio is proving to be a powerful voice
March 8, 2018, 9:32 a.m. by Starre Vartan
People are using low-power FM radio stations (LPFMs) to inform, educate and spark change in their communities.
Pinewood Forrest: A new kind of company town takes root outside Atlanta
October 4, 2017, 2:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This New Urbanist enclave targets creatives and entertainment industry professionals keen on walking to work.
America's largest urban farm takes root in Pittsburgh
September 14, 2017, 2:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At 23 acres, Hilltop Urban Farm will serve up fresh produce with a side of affordable housing.
Smart development, eco-tourism make for happy neighbors in Punta Gorda, Florida
June 20, 2017, 4:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered town on the sleepy Gulf Coast attracts its first residents.
Thinking about going solar? Google adds peer pressure into the mix
June 19, 2017, 6:59 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Keeping up with Joneses is now easier thanks to Project Sunroof.
Tiny houses give low-income Detroit residents a shot at home ownership
June 9, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With a monthly rent of $1 per square foot, these dainty dwellings don't break the bank.
Serenbe: A down-on-the-farm antidote to suburban sprawl
March 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Boomers and the health-conscious are the latest target buyers at this sustainable planned community outside of Atlanta.
Drone captures the largest swarm of sea turtles ever filmed
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
8 creative techniques to keep coral reefs alive
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out
Radar uncovers another Viking ship in Norway
Your dog understands more than you think