December 13, 2012, 7am PST
In a video for Wired's "Observation Deck" program, Senior Editor Adam Rogers discusses the potential for 3-d simulation technology to create a new kind of map that, by layering more and more data sets, can become "very place-like."
December 4, 2012, 9am PST
Induction charging, the same technology that allows you to juice up your cell phone without the need for cables, could be coming to a transit system near you. Could eliminating the need for catenary wires transform city streets?
December 2, 2012, 1pm PST
Data visualizations show the daily ebb and flow of public transit traffic in world's major cities.
September 28, 2012, 8am PDT
Lauren Hilgers profiles Zhang Yue, founder and chairman of Broad Sustainable Building (Broad), the Chinese company behind plans to construct the world's tallest building in seven months.
September 17, 2012, 2pm PDT
From it's accidental creation due to an engineering oversight, its heyday in the 1950s as a resort area, to its decline and uncertain future, the unlikely story of the Salton Sea is an important chapter in the "Great American Water Wars".
August 3, 2012, 11am PDT
Earlier this week we brought you stunning images of global urban growth as captured by Landsat, NASA's longest running satellite imagery program. These images capture the dramatic changes to some of America's natural landscapes.
July 11, 2012, 6am PDT
In New York City a new project, I Wish I Said Hello, takes Craigslist's 'missed connections' from the internet to the street.
June 8, 2012, 1pm PDT
Amsterdam has a serious parking problem, but it's not what you might think. In this bike friendly city, their problem is of the two- rather than four-wheeled kind. Duncan Geere looks at a potential solution.
April 13, 2012, 2pm PDT
Looking for a leg up on the walking undead in preparation for the coming Zombie wars? Map of the Dead from Doejo, may be just what you're looking for, writes Roberto Baldwin
January 23, 2012, 12pm PST
Tom Vanderbilt writes about the current crop of self-driving cars in Wired. "After almost a hundred years in which driving has remained essentially unchanged, it has been completely transformed in just the past half decade."
July 29, 2011, 10am PDT
Transportation is increasingly a major civil rights issue, according to The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which argues that federal funding disproportionally serves car drivers.
April 26, 2011, 2pm PDT
San Francisco urban design critic John King has a new book out looking at how the built environment influences culture, and how the culture influenced the buildings in return.
April 6, 2011, 10am PDT
Under House Resolution 995, six cities would be selected as test pilots for advanced ITS technology. Rep. Russ Carnahan, who introduced the bill, says the technologies exist today, they just need to be integrated and deployed.
March 30, 2011, 5am PDT
A new proposal in front of the European Commission would put speed limits on the autobahn to reduce carbon emissions, and ban gasoline and diesel powered vehicles by the year 2050.
March 5, 2011, 7am PST
A new gondola cable car system is opening in a Rio de Janeiro slum to improve accessibility.
January 6, 2011, 5am PST
A new video features urban explorer Steve Duncan as he adventures in the abandoned subway tunnels beneath New York City.
November 5, 2010, 5am PDT
Steven Johnson examines how officials in New York and other cities can leverage information collected from public call centers to build better cities.
October 3, 2010, 1pm PDT
Most of the bullets made for WWI and II came out of the ground under Picher, Oklahoma. The minerals ran out in 1970, and the OK government bought out residents of the city to get them to leave. A handful of people stayed.
September 24, 2010, 1pm PDT
Park(ing) Day, the worldwide event where artists, activists and architects take over parking spaces and transform them into public spaces, happened this week. Wired has pictures from this year's festivities.
August 27, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>Wired</em> presents a slideshow of photography exploring the booming Chinese city of Chongqing -- the fastest growing urban center in the world.