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Lyft’s CEO Just Made A Major Prediction About The Company’s Driverless Future

If you grew up on ’80s films you know that by now, we should be surfing around on (actual) hoverboards, colonizing Mars and riding in cars that drive themselves. Sadly, our technology hasn’t caught up to our imagination, yet, but that isn’t stopping the CEO of Lyft from making some big predictions …

Can we make our cities more sustainable?

Urban gardening, greener transport and energy-efficient buildings - with half of the world's population living in cities, they will need to become …

San Francisco's Smart City Challenge submission is a networked transit utopia

Now that the US Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge announced its list of seven finalists, each city still in the running has a chance to submit a full, proper pitch for how it would turn a $50 million grant into a city that reflects the future of transportation. San Francisco …

While governments talk about smart cities, it's citizens who create them

The Australian government recently released an ambitious Smart Cities Plan, which suggests that cities should be first and foremost for people:<p>If our …

Smart Cities

Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Our Sidewalks, Too

The design studio Pensa envisions the way autonomous vehicles could transform far more than our streets.<p>Self-driving electric cars are coming from Google, Uber, even Apple. We’ll work in them, lounge in them, share them, and never have to park them.<p>And a result, our streets may never be the same. …

From jetpacks to flying cars: How we'll travel in the future

This Amazing App Could Integrate Every Urban Transportation System—And Pay You Not To Drive

By Zoe Mendelson7 minute Read<p>It’s Tuesday morning and a mobile app is setting your alarm off an hour early because there’s a high chance of rain …