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Hands off with Heathrow's autonomous pod cars

Tucked in a corner of Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow airport, the future of urban mobility is quietly unfolding.<p>Since 2011, on a closed course between the terminal and the Business Car Park, 2.4 miles away, a fleet of 21 diminutive passenger pods have ferried as many as 1,000 passengers each day, …

Heathrow

This brilliant illustration shows how much public space we've surrendered to cars

Most roads in the US are built for cars, not for pedestrians. Whether we're happy or unhappy with this, most of us are aware of it.<p>But this brilliant illustration, made by Swedish artist Karl Jilg and commissioned by the Swedish Road Administration, shows just how extreme the situation truly is — …

Dutch Harvest Electricity From Living Plants To Power Streetlights, Wi-Fi & Cell Phones

I'm in!<p>Plant-e, a company based out of the Netherlands, has found a way to harness electricity from living plants, using them to power Wi-Fi …

Buildings: Our Biggest (and Most Underutilized) Asset for Improving How Cities Perform | Smart Cities Dive

<i>It can often be difficult for residents–like those of Wuxi, China–to know how their homes perform compared to similar homes. Benchmarking fills this</i> …

Smart Cities

Plastic roads may put asphalt to shame

The days of putting up with crumbling asphalt streets might just come to an end. Construction company VolkerWessels has revealed plans for recycled plastic roads that are both more sustainable <i>and</i> more practical than old-fashioned blacktop. Besides reusing material, they'd last about three times …

México: Parque Elevado Chapultepec, proyecto catalizador para generar comunidad en la Ciudad de México

México: Parque Elevado Chapultepec, proyecto catalizador para generar comunidad en la Ciudad de México<p>El crecimiento exponencial de la mancha urbana …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Lack Of Innovation Could Doom Battle To Trim Carbon Emissions

Representatives of world governments will meet in Paris this December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change.<p>But the outlook …

The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.<p>What do Tokyo, Stockholm, London, Paris, Berlin, and Hong Kong have in common? They’re among the safest cities in the world when it comes to reported traffic fatalities.<p>Tokyo, a city of more than 13 million, has 1.3 such deaths per 100,000 residents. London, home …

Urban Design

10 Unbelievable Technologies You Never Knew Existed

With the continuous development in technology, each year has brought new inventions that barely people know. This article will give you top 10 …

Engineering

Cities are Built of Steel and Cement. How Can We Make These More Sustainable? | Smart Cities Dive

Without concrete, stone, metals and plastics there would be no cities. It follows that sustainable cities should use materials efficiently.<p>Everybody …

Sustainability

We need a new version of capitalism for the jobless future

<i>“There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people predicting the death of work. The logic on this topic is crystal clear. Because of that, the contrary view is necessarily religious in nature, and, as we</i> …

Economics

Boosting gas mileage with graphene

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) Automakers are looking for ways to improve their fleets’ average fuel efficiency, and scientists may have a new way to help them. In …

Why Cities Need More Technology To Improve Low-Income Citizens’ Lives

Apps aren’t just for the privileged. Governments should look to tech to empower its disadvantaged residents.<p>Cities are magnets for people more than ever, as they draw in those seeking new opportunities and greater access to jobs and education. Today, more than 54% of the world’s population live in …

How Technology Scales the Pace of Innovation

<b>Imagine it’s 2045: Technology is ordering you around, and you’re actually doing what it’s telling you.</b><p>That could very well become reality; look no …

Disruptive Technologies

Building Better Tomorrows<p>Have you shot a <i>dronie</i>? If not, you probably will soon. Dronies are like selfies filmed by remote-controlled drones, …

Business Insights and Resources

Streamline your processes and run your business more efficiently<p>Improve productivity by relying on the security of the cloud with the performance …

2015 FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TRENDS AND OUTLOOK

Research shows that North American corporations are directly responsible for 60% of all Aerospace investment in the region. Western Europe accounts …

Economic Development

Tech Trends to Watch: From Second Silicon-Valley Gold Rush to Angel-Investment Bubble

The technology industry is the most exciting phenomenon in America today, other than, perhaps, the prospect of energy independence. The latter, however, doesn't get the same kind of glamorous coverage from the media that our personalities get. In particular, technology entrepreneurs have led us …

Socio-technical transition governance and public opinion: The case of passenger transport in Finland

Abstract<p>As a governance perspective, transition management views the engagement of a wide variety of stakeholders in policy development as a …

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8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know

8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know<p>Designing urban spaces is a complicated business. It’s no wonder, then, that it comes with its own brand of …

Why smart cities need to get wise to security – and fast

The smart city is an alluring vision of the future, in which civic technology such as traffic lights, smart meters for utilities and public transport could all be connected and feed back invaluable data online.<p>Glasgow has spent £24m installing technology such as smart street lights that brighten …

Cybersecurity

The future of Britain? floating cities and high-rise farms

Engineers and futurologists claim the Moon and Mars spaceports and 3D printed houses will be common within 100 years<p>Super-deep six storey basements, floating cities and high-rise farms will be commonplace in Britain within 100 years, engineers and architects have claimed.<p>The next century will see …

Engineering