Streetlights

Following the idea that pedestrian safety takes its cues from planners, Rachel Dovey's article on pedestrian safety lists six intersection designs that "actually prioritize pedestrians."
Oct 20, 2014   Next City
A private company, working with the City Council of Nairobi, sells advertising space to fund streetlights in the city. Smart public/private partnership, or intrusion of advertising on public spaces?
May 28, 2010   Next American City
A new study for Pittsburgh says that the city could save $1 million a year in energy costs and $700,000 in maintenance if they make the switch to LEDs.
Jan 26, 2010   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A new concept streetlight from Yanko Design would use garbage cans built into the base as fuel tanks, converting the trash to light.
Nov 16, 2009   Treehugger
As city budgets tighten, streetlights are getting the ax in an effort to save money.
Aug 28, 2009   USA Today
This article showcases six new types of streetlights that reduce energy use in very different ways.
May 1, 2009   The Infrastructurist
The city of Houston moves to convert all the bulbs at its traffic stops to LEDs, aiming to save energy and money.
Dec 17, 2008   Houston Chronicle
Solar sculptures light up at night to take the place of energy-intensive streetlights.
Aug 10, 2008   Ecogeek.org