"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).
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A new Google Glass app is helping to elevate NYC's already futuristic Citi Bike bike share program. Developed by R/GA Prototype Studio, the app allows riders to access info and directions right on their
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
Remember when telephones were strictly used for making phone calls? Now smart phones are used to control everything from small homes to this awesome new Xkuty One electric bike. Electric Mobility
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
By now, you've probably seen Citi Bikes being used in numerous ways - as exercise machines, chairs and even as regular old bikes. But Animal New York recently set out to show a more agile side of the
Tali Shaul, a psychotherapist, and Hagit Morevski, an ecological pond water treatment specialist, became friends after their two sons started playing together. Sharing similar views, the two spent a long
San Francisco, CA -- Interstice Architects go big every Park(ing) Day - and this year's park was no disappointment! The Park-a-licious Public Bubble is a huge inflatable structure filled with balloons and
If you commute using a bicycle, then you know the frustration of having to carry everything with you when you step away from your bike. Add to that the frustration of getting your stuff soaking wet if a
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
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
From DIY Bikes to 3D-Printed Guns: Adhocracy is a Cultural Revolution in Making at the London Design Festival
The Adhocracy exhibition features products and concepts that show the wide range of developments in this new industrial revolution - from digital fabrication to open design to distributed manufacturing.
The term 'building science' is used quite often now in sustainable building circles, but much of what we understand of it can be traced back to the work of Dr. Joe Lstiburek, founder of
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
Mulberry Tree Unlike its similar sounding friends, the blueberry or strawberry, the mulberry is a tree. If you start one from seed, it could be 10 years or more before you see fruit, and that's not very
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
Coyle, a wooden helmet company, is one of those ventures that began as a garage experiment and slowly evolved into a successful business. Coyle makes specialty helmets in Corvallis, Oregon, using a wood
The HighLink is a proposed pedestrian promenade and recreational space that would turn a section of San Francisco's 280 Freeway into a vibrant new urban gateway. Chosen as one of the winning projects for
What’s the secret to making a cool and sustainable city? Bike sharing schemes have been the flavor of the decade, spreading far and wide from Copenhagen to Buenos Aires. But Barcelona is leading the
Architect and artist Casey Milbrand wrote a love letter to his hometown of Buffalo by creating a gorgeous upcycled sculpture called CityHEART. Made from twenty five disused bicycle wheels, the
The footbridge is approximately 16 meters in diameter and features a series of wheels running on a circular track below the hub that allows it to open and close - depending on the amount of river traffic.
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
After completing his gorgeous 30 foot high treehouse, Ethan Schussler scoffed at the idea of having to climb up and down a giant ladder all day. Rather than abandoned his tree top escape, the designer put
Smart Highway While car technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the past century, roads have remained basically unchanged since the late 1800s. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaard plans to change
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
Everything inside Nike’s newest concept store in Shanghai is made from trash,except for the products on sale of course. Taiwanese architectural firm Miniwiz Sustainable Development Ltd. used 5,500 soda
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