A Tumblr called Signs from the Near Future has seen the signs, and has predicted what the signs of the future will look like.
Jun 6, 2014 Signs from the Near Future
As part of an initiative called Choose Chicago, meant to boost the city's draw for tourists, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pursuing a plan to light the city up
Jun 5, 2014 Chicago Tribune
Google's bold new design for a self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals. And it has a top speed of 40 km/h. Here is a look at Google’s plans and the role low-speed automated vehicles could play in urban transportation. Exclusive
Jun 5, 2014 By
In the second post in an ongoing "Shareable Cities" series, Mike Clay discusses "naked streets"—a democratizing, stripped-down street management concept that removes streetlights, crosswalks, and other signage.
Jun 4, 2014 Woodhouse
There was a time, not too long ago, when the quality of urban landscapes was determined by what they looked like and what it was like to be in them. Opinion
May 31, 2014 By
The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance to regulate companies like Uber and Lyft, but taxi cab companies and their political supporters believe the policy set by the Emanuel Administration doesn't go far enough.
May 29, 2014 Chicago Tribune
It may seem odd that the continent of high gas taxes and strong environmental ethos would not take to electric vehicles. Focusing on the news that Renault will delay the release of a new EV, AutoblogGreen explores the poor sales of EVs in Europe.
May 27, 2014 AutoBlogGreen
The computing power required to mine bitcoins has drawn companies to Washington for the state's cheap, hydroelectric generated power.
May 25, 2014 Gizmodo
What happens to law-enforcement budget (and, for that matter, municipal budgets) in a future of law-abiding driverless cars?
May 24, 2014 Network World
If you're looking for more data on housing in the United States, a dataset produced by the United States Postal Service has many advantages.
May 24, 2014 CityLab