How much money goes unused in the form of spare change leftover on transit cards around the world? One invention would allow those fares to go to charity instead of washing away in the laundry or at the bottom of the dump.
Nov 13, 2014 Fast Co.Exist
By now most planners agree that, in general, projects that don’t directly and negatively affect people, don’t generate a lot of public discussion. And residents who show up at public meetings tend to be the same characters weeks after weeks.
Nov 13, 2014 Civicly
Big news out of the Netherlands this week: a Dutch company has installed the world's first solar-powered bike path. But are the system's inefficiencies worth its costs?
Nov 13, 2014 Vox
With anticipated rising global temperatures, the need to cool our homes will take a massive toll on our electrical grid, which a team of masters students aims to address with their new wall insulation.
Nov 11, 2014 Fast Co.Exist
Denver’s Equity Atlas is a pioneering effort between private, public, and non-profit interests to visualize a variety of statistics for the Denver metro area.
Nov 9, 2014 National Equity Atlas
A new Dutch invention uses lasers to scare birds away, intended to mitigate their interference with critical industries.
Nov 9, 2014 Co.Exist
A new service provides transit users live, real-time displays of all transportation options within proximity to various locations in downtown Seattle, Washington.
Nov 7, 2014 Seattle Transit Blog
An article by Greg Lindsay and Anthony Townsend takes the shine off of self-driving cars and identifies a preferable avenue for autonomous vehicle technology: buses.
Nov 4, 2014 Quartz
"After a few years of progress, a new national ranking of state energy efficiency policies confirms that Ohio is now falling fast behind competing states," reports David Beach.
Nov 3, 2014 Green City Blue Lake
Louisville has shown leadership in the open data movement by doubling the amount of data it shares with the public in the past year.
Nov 3, 2014 WFPL News