They’re zero-emissions. They drive themselves. And they’re longer than a blue whale. Can the humble city bus get a modern makeover?
Wind experts see an era of super-sized turbines approaching, with larger blades and capacities, but lower costs.
Pittsburgh’s Chief of Innovation and Performance, Debra Lam, is resigning this month after two years of steering the city towards the future. Here are her parting thoughts.
No security, no employer benefits, always having to hustle: these downsides of self-employment are well known. But what about the workload?
Dating from the 1930s when parking cost a nickel an hour, the city’s single-space meters are now a thing of the past.
Airbnb is on board — but will it really change anything?
A San Francisco startup that hoped to replace college with real-world experience switches to a middle path: an intensive, post-high-school “gap year.”
The top cities mass-produce compost, use landfill gas to heat a stadium, and “deconstruct” rather than demolish homes.
Jobs that pay well but don’t require a bachelor’s degree are what many Americans want—and these days, they’re not found on an assembly line.
Our new series on the workforce and jobs of the future.
The algorithms that power the online marketplace just reflect the racial discrimination found in society itself.
The feds are investigating a demand of 100 bitcoins to release the transit agency’s encrypted files.
With a network of sensors, New Hampshire's Memorial Bridge will constantly report back on its structural performance and the marine ecology below it.
In Düsseldorf, swarms of people would rather watch advertisements instead of paying a €2.60 fare.
The city plans to wean its homes off domestic natural gas by 2050, starting now.
A mesmerizing time lapse shows how, in a matter of days, the city of Fukuoka filled a nearly 100-foot-wide hole at a busy intersection.
Skin bacteria, mold, and parasites on ATM keypads can tell us a lot about New York’s habits and communities.
The city logged more than 200 complaints in the first week after adding a bike-lane feature to its 311 app and website.
The company has a slew of next-generation ideas, from a self-parking car to a Roomba-like Segway for the last mile.