Work has commenced on the new eco-friendly bus facility in Glasgow. The new facility will provide enough space for up to 450 buses and more than 1,200 employees, making it the largest bus depot in the UK.
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A garden-topped bridge designed by Thomas Heatherwick could span the River Thames by 2017, creating a new green park for London. The project's engineering consultants at Arup just unveiled exciting new
Milton Keynes, a small city north of London, just announced plans to install 100 self-driving “pod cars” to connect the city's downtown to its central train station. Powered by electric motors, the
Green-Roofed Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility Uses its Own Wastewater for Irrigation in California
The Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility living roof irrigated with the building's wastewater covers two buildings and an area of approximately 12,174 square feet. Located in an area prone to droughts,
Beijing Subway photo from Shutterstock Beijing is planning to add 125 miles to its underground rail network - and the city just appointed Thomas Heatherwick to design at least two brand new stations.
Where do your clothes come from? Who makes them? We think we know: after all, you can see the country of origin on the label (and in most cases it isn't the USA) but do we really understand what it means
New Investigation Reveals ‘Appalling’ Treatment of Migrant Laborers Working on Qatar’s 2022 World Cup
A recent investigation conducted by The Guardian has revealed alarming data on Qatar’s treatment of migrant workers engaged in preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. According to findings, at least
The UN and the World Health Organization define access to water and sanitation as a basic human right, yet many homeless go without. In San Francisco alone, there are 16 public showers for the 3,100+ men,
Electric vehicles are really hitting their stride this year - and we're not just talking about cars. The world's first road-charged bus and an electric tricycle also made their debut, and now an
As bike use rises around the world, cycling injuries and fatalities have increased as well. British design student Emily Brooke was concerned to hear that 79 percent of accidents in the UK occur when
Last week, we showcased the Bicycle Library, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like, and it was so unusual that we had to get in touch with its founder and pick his brain. We needed to know what
A team of Korean researchers just unveiled a tiny electric vehicle that can fold down to 5.24 feet - which is one third of the space that makes up a standard parking spot! Urban centers around the world
The TCTC’s shape is indicative of the region’s history with Lake Tahoe. Shaped with curves similar to a boat, this long rectilinear building’s roof eaves have long wooden slats as if designed as a
A driverless electric vehicle is taking to the streets of Singapore - and it looks nothing like the autonomous vehicles that Google has been testing in California and other places. Nanyang Technological
Brazil is preparing to host the World Cup next year, but the nation won't only be showing off its soccer skills. The world's largest producer of biodiesel also plans to provide green transportation for
Several years ago the Korean Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIST) unveiled their On Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) charging system, which promised to charge cars and even city buses wirelessly through
How would you like to be transported to work in a moving garden? If Marc Granen has anything to do with it, you may be able to. The landscape artist, who we discovered through Urban Gardens, has developed
Photo from Shutterstock Transportation accounts for half of the world's oil consumption and about a fifth of the world's total energy use - and 40% of those resources are used for urban transportation.
Unbelievable as it sounds, a team of designers has created a strong, durable bike helmet that is made entirely from recycled paper! Royal College of Art students Tom Gottelier, Bobby
Volvo just unveiled a new line of silent electric buses that will hit the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2015. The buses are part of a new service initiative called ElectriCity, which is being launched
Electric vehicles are a great option for personal use, but when it comes to public transportation, the technology has its limitations. Electric buses require overhead power lines or lengthy recharge times
A group of Kansas City teens have transformed a 1967 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia into the world’s first social-media fueled vehicle! With the help of non-profit MindDrive, the teens converted the vintage
The Multicellular House is located at the top of a winding road in the secluded hills of Mill Valley. Because of the somewhat remote location, the event organizers chartered shuttle buses to transport
Photo via Shutterstock In recent years undercover recordings of horrific abuses against animals have proven instrumental in prosecuting farms that, often systematically, mistreat their animals. But
Primove, a subsidiary of transportation giant Bombardier, just announced plans to test wireless induction charging on public buses in Manheim, Germany! In a few months the company will outfit two buses
Bike commuting is a boon for urban environments - and soon, the bustling City of Pittsburgh, Penn., is about to have a lot more of it. The city's Mayor Luke Ravenstahl recently announced plans to
Image via Shutterstock 1. Install More Renewable Energy In an interview with Huffington Post, Mayor Jensen briefly outlined his vision for achieving carbon neutrality in Copenhagen by 2025. Not
Nothing says “Welcome to the Future” like a 3D-printed runabout vehicle with a hybrid engine, three wheels, speeds of up to 68 mph, and capacity to carry up to 1,200 lbs. The Urbee 2 is the
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