A study by computer scientists from the University of Michigan shows how easy it is to hack and control traffic lights.
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Brian Wilt, a data scientist at Jawbone, the company behind many fitness trackers, aggregated sleeping patterns of people across the world to see how people's sleeping cycles compare.
2 hours ago Vox
Dave Munson discovered the neighborhoods throughout the United States that are both affordable by his salary and walkable.
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Parking guru Donald Shoup discusses how the city of Los Angeles can fix its roughly 4,300 miles of sidewalk that require some degree of repair, for free.
18 hours ago Los Angeles Times
The recent purchase of land to close gaps in the Florida Greenways and Trails System resulted from partnerships between state, regional and county governments to protect land for recreation and conservation in the Sunshine State.
19 hours ago The Palm Beach Post
In his latest essay on interpretation of the urban environment, Chuck Wolfe suggests that if we take away context clues cities become matrices -- with blank cells to complete -- where each of us personalizes how space meets time.
20 hours ago The Huffington Post
Until recently, California's Monterey Shale was estimated to have the nation's highest amount of recoverable oil. Then the Energy Department revised their estimates, lowering it 96%, which turned out to be bad news for fracking moratorium advocates.
21 hours ago Governing
Richard Reeves explains the factors that limit or assist social mobility for people born into the lowest economic quintile in American society.
22 hours ago Brookings Institution
According to Yonah Freemark, there's folly in the way the federal government has been funding rail transit projects but failing to set standards for minimum service—a key indicator of transit ridership success.
23 hours ago the transport politic
According to a recent study, white flight proliferates even in the suburbs, as suburbs attract large numbers of middle-class minority residents and white residents flee so-called 'ethnoburbs'.
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