A volatile chemical compound is being used as propellant in airbags made by Takata, the company behind the massive auto recall in the United States. Should it be?
BSMART helps the Chattanooga police give the local three-foot passing law some teeth.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Remember Arkanoid? It’s back—to illustrate a real-life architecture crisis.
Four cities across the world are preparing to launch the "GovCombinator."
Named after the Lord’s Prayer, about 250 “paternoster” elevators still operate in the country.
Officials see the technology as a way to make the city-state “even more sustainable and liveable.”
The Lexus prototype isn’t yet practical for the skate park.
Is it okay to use quadcopters for advertising, traffic management, or police surveillance?
A Finnish company is experimenting with using horse manure as fuel for biomass energy production.
The creators of WeShelter “don’t want people to stop at tapping the button.”
Spend your summer break solving America's high-speed transportation problems.
The location of the bridge hasn’t been chosen yet, but the company in charge of the project claims it will only take two months to construct.
Deluges tend to follow droughts. Are cities prepared?
Welcome to the Brooklyn e-waste warehouse of the Lower East Side Ecology Center.
That’s how many lives would have been saved in 2011-12, according to a new federal report.
But will all residents reap the same benefits?
Use a simple Black & Decker to scoot along for miles—or install drywall, your choice.