February 18, 2009, 2pm PST
The Wall St. Journal reviews the latest in smart technology for infrastructure, from vehicle infrastructure integration to smart utility meters.
November 24, 2008, 2pm PST
Witold Rybczynski says that architects are trying too hard to build buildings that are attention-getting rather than going for timeless designs.
November 22, 2008, 9am PST
With sales down at local malls and retail centers and projected at record lows for the holiday season as households curtail spending, restaurants that rely on retail traffic are preparing for losses.
August 27, 2008, 6am PDT
In industrial West Oakland, backyard farming is flourishing, with more than 80 farms sprouting up with organic produce and a local bent.
August 26, 2008, 12pm PDT
Gas prices are driving a select few die-hards to trade in their cars for running shoes.
August 20, 2008, 11am PDT
This video from the Wall St. Journal Online gives a first-hand look at the current bicycle culture in Beijing, and the variety of bike types available.
August 13, 2008, 7am PDT
American businesses and consumers are changing their habits and finding ways to save energy.
August 9, 2008, 11am PDT
Originally a Stalinist program called 'Young Pioneers', the tradition of the Children's Railway is being revived in Budapest.
August 5, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Early buyers in new housing developments are finding themselves stranded in virtual ghost towns as developers go belly up.</p>
August 4, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>In many cities across the U.S., commuters are taking to their bikes as gas prices climb. But as the Wall St. Journal reports, it takes guts to bike in Los Angeles, where bike lanes and racks are a rarity.</p>
July 26, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>One of the world's largest urban renewal projects is about to break ground in the Kartal area of Istanbul, and every aspect of the new neighborhood is designed by a star architect. The Wall St. Journal reports on the new "city-building industry".</p>
July 21, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>The Wall St. Journal's David Patton tries a new hybrid-electric bicycle to see if it makes sense as a commute vehicle. </p>
July 7, 2008, 11am PDT
The Wall Street Journal looks at this "smart growth" thing, and considers the model of Sacramento, CA (actually, most of the footage is of neighboring Davis) in an article and accompanying video.
July 2, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>T.J. Kelly was finding it difficult to squeeze in exercise, and looking at his rising commute costs. A new co-worker helped him turn his commute into a workout.</p>
June 29, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Artist Olafur Eliasson has installed a cascading waterfall directly under one of the towers of the Brookyln Bridge. In this excerpt, he reflects on the need for public space and the impact of art in public.</p>
June 27, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Joe White, who reports on the auto industry in Detroit, steps out his car and reflects on the city's mixed history of transit. To get the full picture, he tries to ride the bus himself.</p>
June 5, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>With gas prices as they are, does it make sense to ditch your SUV and buy a hybrid? Count on the Wall St. Journal to break it down a discussion of your return on investment.</p>
May 30, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Railroads are overcoming decades of resistance from environmentalists by touting their greener aspects.</p>
September 4, 2005, 1pm PDT
Hurricane Katrinia was an 'unnatural disaster' if ever there was one, says Theodore Steinberg, an environmental historian.
September 2, 2005, 7am PDT
Some scientists believe that storms such as Hurricane Katrina that are sometimes called an act of God or a natural disaster, are partly man-made.