More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
Oct 5, 2015   Gizmodo
We call them Open Streets events. In French it's Journée Sans Voiture. On September 27, the world saw a car-free Paris.
Sep 28, 2015   Gizmodo
An algorithm developed in Sweden adds an extra layer of reliability for rail commuters.
Sep 10, 2015   Gizmodo
In this excerpt from the new book "LAtitudes: An Angeleno's Atlas," author Dan Koeppel tracks the 1899 Bicycle Highway from Los Angeles to Pasadena to discover why it was never finished.
Apr 30, 2015   Gizmodo
A post on Gizmodo traces the long and evolving history of defensive fortifications and how they influenced how cities were built and how people lived.
Dec 31, 2014   Gizmodo
Pay phones are over in New York City. Soon, however, 7,000 futuristic looking Link towers will be a standard presence among the New York streetscape.
Nov 19, 2014   Gizmodo
By assessing three different groups of indicators, researchers were able to tour thousands of blocks in Chicago through Google Street View and compare visual signs of reinvestment and renewal between 2007 and 2009.
Aug 7, 2014   Gizmodo
The computing power required to mine bitcoins has drawn companies to Washington for the state's cheap, hydroelectric generated power.
May 25, 2014   Gizmodo
The popularity of Google Maps is well-documented, and as more users are using the software on their phones (remember when you had to print maps before you left your home or office?), Google's recent updates includes a bunch of new mobile features.
May 8, 2014   Gizmodo
Clear your schedule: a new feature on Google Street View allows users to click through images from the past.
Apr 24, 2014   Gizmodo
Inspired by the ciclovías of Bogotá, Colombia, open street events are growing in popularity around the world. Here’s a survey of nine events from around the world that close streets to cars and open them up to humans.
Apr 10, 2014   Gizmodo