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Road salt has corrosive effects on our cities, cars and wildlife. Scientists are looking for anti-freeze alternatives from the natural world for a solution.
February 23, 2021 by Monika Bleszynski
And five guiding questions to help urban planners improve upon regions' projects.
November 12, 2020 by Alan Hoffman
We gave scores based on charging accessibility within the city, in 'day-trip' range and close to local airports.
October 27, 2020 by Jimmy Gilman
For too long, bike lanes were made for the the few people prepared to brave speeding cars, with no physical barriers to block them from traffic.
October 13, 2020 by Elizabeth Stampe
The concept, gaining ground in European and China, aims to address both air pollution and gnarly traffic congestion in urban areas.
June 17, 2020 by Katie Fehrenbacher
An industry that formerly planned based on timetables has proven how adaptable it can be. The future must be not just clean and safe, but also data-driven to balance climate, health and equity goals.
May 26, 2020 by Chuck Ray
We need to develop neighborhoods that ensure access to food, healthcare, education and jobs — without relying on personal vehicles.
April 21, 2020 by Ben Holland
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
April 15, 2020 by Schuyler Null
In a 'race to the top,' more cities are gaining unprecedented insights toward cleaning up air quality.
February 18, 2020 by Harold Rickenbacker
All forms of mobility must grapple with the same market pressures — competitive economic models, ownership and sourcing of data, and cities' public policy goals.
January 28, 2020 by Jonathan Bray
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
November 21, 2019 by John Addison
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
October 29, 2019 by Robert Klee
From urban density to energy-efficient appliances, cutting emissions and making money has never made more sense.
October 22, 2019 by Leah Lazer
Packed with automotive and logistics giants, the living lab out of Seattle aspires to test solutions to 'the transportation challenge of our time.'
October 15, 2019 by Elsa Wenzel
An innovation lab on mobility helps projects move from point A to point B.
October 1, 2019 by Chuck Ray
The airport is next to the Delaware River, which will rise as the Atlantic does.
September 25, 2019 by Frank Kummer
Here are five things to know about some of the cleanest transportation infrastructure around — Sacramento's city fleet.
September 11, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Big public works like the Maya Train demand careful planning. But the environmental and social repercussions could be disastrous.
August 20, 2019 by Gabriel Diaz Montemayor
Using video, analytics and artificial intelligence to unclog roadways isn't just good for vehicle emissions reductions. These technologies could become the foundation for more efficient and inclusive transit systems.
August 13, 2019 by Ryan Citron
A California bill, a newly launched foundation and a city-friendly acquisition are all pieces of an evolving landscape that could determine the future of how private mobility providers and cities will work together to share and use data.
July 1, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
June 26, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
It can tell us how a big city ticks — including where suitable housing and jobs are, and how best to get to them.
June 25, 2019 by Sae Chi
Simpler fare structures, apps that integrate public transit and private transportation services are at the center of the roadmap.
June 11, 2019 by Heather Clancy
The participants in the WRI Ross Prize for Cities showed how innovative new visions for cities' futures can be.
June 11, 2019 by Anne Maassen
Multi-use trails are an infrastructure asset for cities and communities — why aren't we prioritizing them?
May 21, 2019 by Kevin Mills