The ancient university town of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands is one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities. Groningen boasts around 300,000 bikes and only 75,000 cars, and it's a model
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With 352 units and dramatic 10-foot ceilings, The Centro swaps floors of lifeless gray parking for spacious lofts and a lower overall carbon footprint. In lieu of a built-in parking garage, residents will
The four sides of the courtyard unfold along the axis of the main road and create an urban square that is shared by students and other inhabitants of the city. The courtyard frames the view of the main
Ocupe Carrhino, or Occupy the Car, is a movement Carrelli began to address the blight of abandoned cars in the neighborhoods of São Paulo. Owning a car can be very expensive in São Paulo, so people
"These little red bikes are a great symbol of change. You can see them in cities all across this country and now they're here in Montgomery County," said County Council member Hans Riemer (D-At Large).
Richie Trimble has been participating in group bike rides since he first arrived in L.A. six years ago. Trimble’s first foray into tall bikes was just three frames high, which he nicknamed Kabuki Sky,
Would you believe a few high school students from Indiana just built a car that’s more fuel efficient than anything on the road today? A group of students from Mater Dei High School in Evansville made a
Imagine that all the cars in your neighborhood were simply taken away and replaced with green alternatives. Living without fossil-fueled motor vehicles might seem beyond the realm of possibility, but the
For thieves, an unsecured bike light is a terribly tempting (and very low-hanging) fruit. After getting sick of having their gear stolen, a team of MIT engineers formed the Fortified Bicycle Alliance
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
Due to the relocation of the existing Royal Adelaide Hospital, the South Australian government called for an international competition to take a fresh look at how the existing hospital site could be used.
After paying for tuition, books and accommodation throughout college, the word "free" sounds like sweet music to the ears of any student. The FreeBike Project not only allow students on campuses across
Image via Shutterstock Smartphones are a huge distraction for motorists and pedestrians these days. Safety is a huge concern with so many eyes glued on their screens as they’re walking around or,
Described as a vehicle that "rides like a bicycle and works like a pick-up truck," the 2x4 from NTS Works provides an efficient and safe option for urban couriers. The electric cargo bike can carry up to
Although most citizen-savvy cities these days recognize that community public space is as much a civic right as it is a priority, some small communities unfortunately find themselves lacking the resources
San Francisco's launch of Bay Area Bike Share has pushed the United States bicycle sharing fleet above 18,000, more than double the number of bikes in service since the beginning of the year. Bay Area
Designed in collaboration with Heijmans Infrastructure, a Dutch multinational development company, Smart Highway aims to retrofit highways with innovative technology that can visually communicate
Copenhagen is getting ready to launch an innovative and efficient new bike-sharing program that will offer bikes with GPS-enabled Android tablets! The new equipment will allow commuters to schedule their
Funded by the City of Melbourne's 2013 Arts Grant Program, Airborne is a wonderful addition to Australia's second largest city's skyline. Made with recycled bicycle wheels and a bit of wire and adorned
WXY+West 8 Team Shortlisted for Rebuild by Design Competition Aimed at Designing Resilient Coastal Communities
The WXY + West 8 team has been selected as one of ten teams to be shortlisted for the Rebuild by Design competition, which is centered around building resiliency around US coasts to withstand severe
It’s official, we’ve finally made it into the future. Childhood dreams of flying cars are a reality at last, thanks to Terrafugia, who have designed and just demonstrated a new car that can actually
The SRAM pART Project in Park City, UT is the fourth incarnation of the bike part sculpture charity auction, which was also held in Chicago, New York City, and Salt Spring Island in British Columbia.
Most people have a pretty good idea of what pollen is. Some know it as the fuzzy, fluffy stuff that flies through the air and makes them sneeze from March to November, while others may get daubed on the
What can you make out of 900 meters of split bamboo, 600 meters of black rope and 300 meters of damaged bicycle tires collected from the local stores? The Favelous team made a pop-up restaurant in
Organic Transit's ELF has grown from a Kickstarter project into an amazing personal transit vehicle, and now a 65-year-old man from Cambridge is attempting to ride the 1,200 miles from Durham, North
Built for casual and dedicated cyclists alike, the Repair Rebel is a lightweight, consolidated bike tool made from durable titanium. This handy tool won't leave you short in a pinch, boasting 24 features
Today's electric bikes represent a great alternative to traditional pedal-powered bikes, especially when you're traversing a hill or on a hot summer day. The biggest drawback is the larger investment over
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