Debates over historic preservation often run into a problem: There’s plenty of data to support economic arguments, and much less to address questions of cultural value. A research team in Singapore wants to change that.
They’re on buses, atop buildings, in parks, and inside drains as part of the island’s vision to become the world’s first “Smart Nation.” But what do they mean for privacy?
Will more people ride public transit if it smells nice?
Researchers in Singapore have crunched the numbers of crash rates by vehicle color.
In response, the government has made organizing protests that much harder.
A new interactive green space aims to improve quality of life for the city’s older residents.
What does it mean for public health officials?
Lower costs, ridership barriers, and passenger congestion are among the possible benefits.
Officials see the technology as a way to make the city-state “even more sustainable and liveable.”
Traffic is down 12 percent in Gothenburg, and transit use is on the rise.
Inside a city that works hard at keeping the jungle in "urban jungle."
From driverless cars to safety initiatives, it was quite a year for advancements in mobility.
In a city-state that's wary of talk about race and religion, a burgeoning stand-up scene offers a welcome respite.
As the county joins the ranks of "super-aged" nations, its new Green Man Plus program is using tech to give older pedestrians extra time to cross busy streets.
Encouraging commuters to leave earlier has made for less crowded trains during the peak.
A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.
One of the city-state's biggest websites allows users to upload photos and videos of 'bad' behavior.
According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center
A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.
But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.
Or it will make you look like a glowing reject from the Tron universe, one or the other.