June 27, 2011, 10am PDT
A Japanese company has released a self-sustaining, solar-powered emergency structure to rival all others. Once set up, it can run on its own off the grid for an entire month.
June 24, 2011, 5am PDT
Tsunami, earthquakes, and nuclear radiation in the past, Japan proceeds to build a magnetic train that defies Newton's laws of physics.
June 23, 2011, 2pm PDT
Rendered obsolete in the 1980's, Secretary of Transportation LaHood makes a commitment to bring back a national network of bike routes.
June 9, 2011, 8am PDT
Mogro is a new for-profit company in New Mexico that is targeting neighborhoods with little access to healthy food with temperature-controlled grocery trucks.
June 8, 2011, 9am PDT
A slideshow from <em>Good Magazine</em> highlights the newly opened section of the popular High Line Park in NYC.
June 4, 2011, 1pm PDT
A new google app, dubbed Mapnificent, allows you to choose a starting location and then see all the places that you can reach by public transportation within a specified amount of time.
May 28, 2011, 9am PDT
According to a recent study in Sweden, long distance commutes (characteristic of sprawling suburbs) put a major strain on personal relationships and increase the chances of marriage ending in divorce.
May 9, 2011, 11am PDT
Three architecture students from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo teamed to make this video which aims to show what an auto-free downtown LA could be.
April 18, 2011, 11am PDT
The 72 hour event is intended to challenge the idea that creating change in public space is long and difficult, explains the event's founder, Karem Halbrecht.
April 13, 2011, 12pm PDT
A new study out of Stanford University found that individuals are more likely to install solar panels if their neighbors have them.
April 13, 2011, 11am PDT
Gordon Douglas, writing for <em>Good Magazine</em>, explains that there has been an increase in the "unauthorized, creative alteration of public spaces for the common good" by enterprising citizens.
March 24, 2011, 6am PDT
Data from mobile app Waze is used to create a visualization of the throbbing, insistent pulsing of Los Angeles traffic.
March 16, 2011, 12pm PDT
An enterprising couple from Los Angeles turned an RV into a mode of public transportation for the party-going crowd. Recent partnerships with Foursquare and Walt Disney Imagineering have made the RV a popular way to get around Tinseltown.
March 15, 2011, 8am PDT
A design student from the Royal College of Art, London raises the question of whether urban design can be used to bridge the gap between humans and animals which share urban environments.
March 11, 2011, 1pm PST
Selling high-speed rail to the American public has just gotten a whole lot easier with the assistance from the brilliant minds at "Mad Men."
March 8, 2011, 11am PST
Why do cities in Australia and Canada consistently dominate livability ratings?
March 3, 2011, 10am PST
The new plan is touted by Alissa Walker of Good Magazine as "perhaps the most ambitious pro-cyclist action in L.A. history."
March 2, 2011, 12pm PST
In an attempt to lure more employees of high-tech companies to use public transit, the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority has proposed buses with wi-fi, reclining seats, and even a concierge to coordinate dry-cleaning services.
March 1, 2011, 6am PST
Each year Mattel asks the public to vote on Barbie's next career. After a ten-year campaign, Mattel has decided to make Architect Barbie. The company hopes that Architect Barbie will inspire the next generation of female architects and designers.
February 24, 2011, 1pm PST
The video was created by a group of Kenyan teenagers who submitted it for the "1 Minute to Save the World Video Contest," which they won.