William Bostwick explores how locally-sourced, niche product manufacturing could help the Rust Belt rise.
Dec 11, 2011 Fast Company
The EPA estimates the U.S. has $13 billion in wastewater infrastructure. Fast Company explains how innovations in wastewater management using natural processes will change everything.
Dec 6, 2011 Fast Company
A startup is proposing a new way to incentivize alternative transportation choices by giving people the option each day to choose between cars, bikes and transit.
Nov 4, 2011 Fast Company
Ariel Schwartz writes that California is poised to make a significant leap into Gov 2.0, with Apps for reporting graffiti and potholes, crowdsourcing solutions to local issues, and more.
Oct 20, 2011 Fast Company
How is the City of London incentivizing bike and ped commuters for helping improve the air? There's an App for that.
Oct 17, 2011 Fast Company
Carl F. Meyer of Perkins+Will presents three things he strives for to make vibrant public spaces, and all three involve mixing it up.
Oct 15, 2011 Fast Company
Atlanta's BeltLine is a great example of a big "catalyst project," writes Ryan Gravel, which repurposes a 22-mile railroad into a linear park. Other cities can follow suit.
Oct 6, 2011 Fast Company
Recent winner of the Solar Decathlon's affordability category, the Empowerhouse costs under $230,000 to construct and uses an estimated 90% less energy than the typical U.S. home.
Sep 30, 2011 Fast Company
Part of this week's Urban Design Week in New York City, design duo Original Champions of Design present three solutions to a weak wayfinding system currently in place in the city's subways.
Sep 23, 2011 Fast Company
M.I.T. has developed a new open-source ArcGIS toolbox that they say will illustrate how a cities' spatial layout affects the way people will live in it.
Sep 8, 2011 Fast Company