Masdar City

December 12, 2015, 9am PST
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays of The Guardian-Cities chronicles the advancement of the international urban car-free movement as well as auto regulations that focus on air pollution. The most recent city to join the growing list is Oslo, Norway
The Guardian Cities
January 15, 2013, 12pm PST
After decades of discussion and experimentation, Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) is again getting attention as a potential alternative means of transport, merging the comfort of the private car with the automation and safety of public transit.
The Atlantic Cities
January 21, 2011, 10am PST
Nick Aster takes a ride on the world's first fully operational trackless "Personal Rapid Transit" system.
Earth & Industry
November 10, 2010, 12pm PST
Sarah Goodyear of Grist thinks Masdar, Songdu City and other smart mega-projects are fascinating, but, she says, what about fixing the cities we already have instead?
Grist
November 4, 2010, 11am PDT
Kiran Stacy looks at some of the challenges facing what is intended to be the world's first carbon-neutral city.
Financial Times
February 1, 2010, 11am PST
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the first building to be completed in this ambitious, carbon-neutral city in Abu Dhabi. Thomas Lane of Building takes a tour.
Building
September 15, 2009, 11am PDT
Warren Karlenzig looks for the best examples of sustainable developments in Asia to serve as examples for the growing region.
Common Current
August 6, 2009, 8am PDT
WBUR's On Point takes an hour-long look at plans for Masdar City, the zero-waste, carbon-neutral city under construction in Abu Dhabi.
On Point
June 26, 2009, 12pm PDT
Abu Dhabi is looking to develop itself into a new global arts hub, and an incubator of green technology. This piece takes a tour of two ambitious projects seeking to reform the oil-rich emirate.
Los Angeles Times
February 25, 2009, 7am PST
Masdar City, the elaborate and ambitious planned green development in Abu Dhabi, is slowing coming into shape. This piece from <em>Technology Review</em> looks at how the city's development could inform the future of citybuilding.
Technology Review
September 27, 2008, 5am PDT
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Scientific American
May 12, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>This segment from <em>NPR</em> looks at plans for the carbon-neutral Masdar City in Abu Dhabi.</p>
NPR
March 5, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Five prominent ecocity experts weigh in on the Masdar City project in Abu Dhabi.</p>
Treehugger