Technology

The Kiira Motor Corporation of Uganda has developed a 35-seat bus that includes solar panels on the roof. The bus travels up to 50 miles on two rechargeable batteries. Due to its limited range, the Kayoola is intended for inner-city travel.
19 hours ago   Grist
As a part of a competition sponsored by SpaceX, university students and independent engineering teams are building scale-model Hyperloop pods.
Jan 22, 2016   FutureStructure
Over the past decade, Texas has led on wind but lagged on solar power. That may soon change. Texas solar companies are now offering "all-solar" plans to take advantage of an improved market.
Jan 21, 2016   Dallas News
Here's a counter-intuitive proposition for transit agencies: feed the Twitter trolls.
Jan 20, 2016   The Urban Edge
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Participatory mapping has become an increasingly popular planning tool. Maps have become every more prevalent in the daily lives of our residents, who use mobile mapping technology to guide them to a local restaurant, provide the fastest commute time, and explore new recreational opportunities. Blog Post
Jan 18, 2016   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
GE is abandoning its 68-acre suburban campus in Fairfield, Conn. for Boston's Seaport District. As WBUR's technology reporter, Curt Nickisch put it, "Today's knowledge workers want bike racks and subway stops not country clubs and parking garages."
Jan 17, 2016   NPR
The trip planning app Moovit this week announced a big upgrade, bringing together bikeshare info from cities around the world into one place.
Jan 17, 2016   Geektime
Maybe not so much, according to an article in the Globe and Mail.
Jan 16, 2016   The Globe and Mail
With the historic climate agreement reached in Paris at COP21, what implications will it have on the architecture, engineering and design industries? Doggerel spoke to U.S. Green Building Council Chair-elect Fiona Cousins for her perspective.
Jan 15, 2016   Doggerel
By using the data provided by millions of Twitter users, two researchers discovered surprising insights into public sentiment in shrinking cities.
Jan 14, 2016   At Lincoln House
Internet access and digital skills unlock the Internet of Things (IoT). Applications such as telecommuting, virtual meetings, app-enabled public transport, smart cars, and smart logistics can curb emissions and create sustainable growth.
Jan 13, 2016   Cities of the Future