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A series of articles from around the Internet in recent weeks highlights the need for more services and support for the homeless. The location of this story is set in California, but all communities should heed these warnings.
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October 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
The fires in Northern California have caused at least 21 deaths, with over 500 people missing in Sonoma County. Wired science editor, Adam Rogers, looks at the problems posed when urban development encroaches wildlands.
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August 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Finally, we know where Internet trolls come from—no, not the basements of parents' houses.
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August 3, 2017, 9am PDT
Wildfires tend to start at the Wildland-Urban Interface: those border zones between cities and the open land surrounding them. Keeping the lid on sprawl, it can be argued, would tame the inferno.
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July 24, 2017, 11am PDT
Elon Musk's desire to tunnel a path to freedom from congestion refuses to die.
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June 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Apple's new campus contains thousands of parking spaces, but neither transit options nor daycare.
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March 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
The networked sensors and signals in Ann Arbor give the city a coordinated way to respond to traffic.
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January 28, 2017, 7am PST
In rural America, young people overwhelmingly prefer driving to using other forms of transit, whether that's a function of the options available or natural preference is subject to debate.
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January 1, 2017, 9am PST
All good transit wonks have an opinion on proof of payment.
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December 11, 2016, 1pm PST
The Internet of Things will continue to be a concern for cities, the ransomeware that struck the San Francisco transit system could have been much worse. A future attack will be.
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September 3, 2016, 9am PDT
BART trains have always made a lot of noise—impacting riders and the people who live along the regional system's routes. Now there's hope that the racket could be a thing of the past.
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July 13, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent study discovered that towns and cities around the country had removed the pavement on thousands of roads in the last five years.
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June 27, 2016, 10am PDT
Wired takes a tour of a Siemens factory in California tasked with the task of building the rolling stock for the forthcoming, privately-funded Brightline train line in Florida.
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June 20, 2016, 10am PDT
A design fix helps Brooklyn brownstones go green.
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June 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Typical world maps badly misrepresent the size of countries; a new web app shows their true scale.
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May 31, 2016, 2pm PDT
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), a famous advocate for alternative transportation, has thrown his support behind the epoch-changing potential of self-driving cars.
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May 23, 2016, 10am PDT
The $1.5 billion, 6.6-mile light rail extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is projected to double trips on the line by 2030, giving commuters a viable alternative to driving. Just the same, don't expect the extension to reduce congestion.
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May 9, 2016, 9am PDT
As a number of Western States raise their speed limits, the costs of road maintenance, environmental damage, and lost lives keeps going up.
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February 19, 2016, 5am PST
Photographer and architect Lars Mortensen captured the new face of urbanization in Gurgaon, a suburb of New Delhi. The scales involved are unprecedented, and rich and poor live in close proximity.
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June 11, 2015, 5am PDT
Devoid of a human population, the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation (CITE) is a planned, privately-operated trial lab for the smart city. The CITE design calls for a small, fully-functioning ghost town.
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