'Rest Stop for the Urban Age' to Hit NYC Streets
"Not so long ago, we featured a Pensa concept that we called a rest stop for the urban age--a system called Street Charge that could attach to any sign, then top off cellphone batteries through a solar panel (all while providing a convenient ledge for your coffee)," writes Mark Wilson.
"Following the concept’s release, Pensa received a lot of interest in making Street Charge a reality. And now, through a partnership with solar company Goal Zero and AT&T, Street Charge will be installed in 25 locations across New York City, then repositioned two more times over a three-month run."
Wilson describes the changes to the initial concept that have resulted in a more organic-looking, self-contained structure, and he adds one request: add a mini cell tower.