Artist to transform defunct Ohio highway into pop-up forest
June 20, 2017, 7:51 a.m. by Matt Hickman
An idea to transform a kaput Akron highway into a leafy urban retreat is a winner in the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge.
Will self-driving cars mean the end of car ownership?
June 12, 2017, 7:07 a.m. by Sami Grover
Autonomous vehicles may save consumers money in the future, but our cars mean more to us than simple economics.
What's 5 stories high and may make you wish you'd never gone down this road?
June 6, 2017, 7:17 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
This impressive feat of design connects eight roads, and somehow is still easy for drivers to navigate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The case for transforming Californian gridlock into a green energy source
April 24, 2017, 3:02 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Golden State's congested freeways could be a boon for large-scale piezoelectric power generation.
Map lovers and fans of national parks: Meet your new favorite website
April 14, 2017, 2:40 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
New site is a collection of iconic and useful maps from national park locations.
Fellow passengers rescue visually impaired man from subway tracks
April 7, 2017, 11:48 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Passengers acted swiftly to save a visually impaired man who had fallen off a platform near an Atlanta public transit rail line.
There's a link between your birth month and certain diseases
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take it
Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
More trees than there were 100 years ago? It's true!
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
12 plants that repel unwanted insects