SF Park is an outstanding success when measured by 'ticket anxiety'; i.e. the new program allows motorists to reduce the likelihood of being ticketed by making payment easier and allowing for longer parking stays, thus avoiding a $55-65 citation.
Jan 9, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle
Because of the relative motions of Earth and Mars, the pioneering astronauts who touch down on the Red Planet will remain there for a year and a half. For this reason, NASA has already started experimenting with a habitat fit for life on Mars.
Jan 9, 2012 Txchnologist
A new technology enables pedestrian behavior and flow to be monitored continuously using mobile phone technology. Its use in US and UK shopping centers has consumer rights activists worried.
Jan 9, 2012 The Guardian
Mapmaker David Imus spent 2 years creating the best 3x4-foot paper wall map you'll ever see.
Jan 8, 2012 Slate
Jobs of the future will be located in areas with some of the fastest bandwidth in the world -- and American is in sorry shape, writes columnist Thomas Friedman in <em>The New York Times</em>.
Jan 5, 2012 The New York Times
Emissions would be reduced 25% if Europeans adopted the Danish cycling habit, a new study reports. The ECF warns politicians it would be a mistake to invest heavily in technological solutions like electric cars.
Jan 2, 2012 The Guardian
Google starts charging for its maps, and an open source alternative -- with support from Microsoft -- begins to challenge Google's dominance.
Dec 29, 2011 MIT Technology Review
Noted energy expert Daniel Yergin has written "The Quest" as an update to his landmark 1991 book, "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power" to capture changes in the oil industry. Full transcript and video of NewsHour interview available.
Dec 25, 2011 PBS NewsHour
Eric Jaffe at Atlantic Cities assembles his collection of the best time lapse videos of cities.
Dec 24, 2011 Atlantic Cities
Brothers Hays and Ryan Holladay team up with Brooklyn-based developer, Bradley Feldman, to create a "location-aware album" app for Central Park.
Dec 23, 2011 ASLA's The Dirt blog