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November 16, 2009, 8am PST
A new concept streetlight from Yanko Design would use garbage cans built into the base as fuel tanks, converting the trash to light.
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October 21, 2009, 1pm PDT
Ultracapacitor batteries are a poor fit for domestic cars, but are a unique fit for transit. Michael Graham Richard looks at how this technology is working on electric buses in China.
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July 22, 2009, 10am PDT
The Manhattan Airport Foundation is lobbying to turn Central Park (yes, that Central Park) into an airport. The web is a twitter, and the MAF's elaborate designs are very funny. Aren't they? They're not really serious?
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July 5, 2009, 7am PDT
A new study from UC Irvine in Los Angeles concludes that women who live within 1.9 miles of a major roadway increase their risk of premature birth by 128%.
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July 2, 2009, 9am PDT
This post from <em>Treehugger</em> compares subway fares from around the world.
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May 13, 2009, 7am PDT
Buildings are designed to ensure fully mechanized comfort. Architect Terri Meyer Boake argues that designers need to think in terms of a spectrum of comfort in designing the reduced-impact buildings of the future.
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March 4, 2009, 7am PST
Treehugger interviews urban designer, New Urbanist, and rail advocate Andy Kunz about the stimulus package and how it will benefit high speed rail in America.
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February 7, 2009, 5am PST
This slideshow from <em>Treehugger</em> offers visions of the future of cities -- from decades ago and today.
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September 25, 2008, 11am PDT
City Cargo of Amsterdam has developed a fleet of non-polluting vehicles to deliver cargo via the city's unused streetcar tracks. Their aim is to cut the number of trucks going into the city by 50%.
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September 23, 2008, 11am PDT
Prefab is less wasteful, green and affordable? Not according to Chad Ludeman, who has taken the pulse of the prefab field and found it wanting.
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August 7, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Australian designer Hamit Kanuni Kuralkan has designed a transit concept lined with one-person compartments for personal space. </p>
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March 5, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Five prominent ecocity experts weigh in on the Masdar City project in Abu Dhabi.</p>
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November 23, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Mexico City and its 20 million people get water from many sources, some nearly 100 miles away. The city has announced plans to achieve water self-sufficiency by 2020, a task sure to be a challenge.</p>
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