Gizmos & Gadgets: Self-Driving Pods on Singapore Roads This Year

April 23, 2016 –  A joint venture between SMRT Services Pte. Ltd. and 2Getthere Holding B.V. announced plans to install, operate and maintain a fleet of automated vehicles on ... Continue Reading →
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Smart City Challenge to Develop a 21st Century Transportation System

March 19, 2016 – Today is Earth Hour when we acknowledge our wasteful energy ways by dimming the lights at dusk for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Over the years it has become ... Continue Reading →
Cost of fighting global warming

$89 Trillion Investment Needed to Transition to Low-Carbon Economy

April 19, 2015 – The World Bank, International Monetary Fund and United Nations held a powwow in the last week along with representatives from 42 countries. Collectively they ... Continue Reading →
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Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is All About the Past

August 29, 2014 – It is an inspiration to see the technological marvels that have gotten us to where we are today. And a great place to see this is Chicago’s Museum of Science ... Continue Reading →
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Proterra’s Electric Bus Travels Over 1,100 Kilometers in 24 Hours

May 25, 2014 – For those of you still using the British Imperial Unit, the over 1,1o0 translates to 700 miles. The route traveled simulated an urban setting and a typical commuter ... Continue Reading →

What Did We Learn in State of the Future Report?

March 23, 2014 – Last week I reported on the imminent release of The Millennium Project’s State of the Future 2014. The Millennium Project has been around since 1996 and ... Continue Reading →
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Headlines: London Opens World’s Largest Solar Bridge

February 7, 2014 – London has just taken over from Australia in creating the world’s largest span of solar arrays on a bridge surface. Some 4,400 solar panels have been ... Continue Reading →
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Urban Spaces Update: SkyCycle Proposed for City of London

January 10, 2014 – A series of old suburban railway corridors covering 220 kilometers (136 miles) may be the place where Londoners will be able to ride bicycles without fighting ... Continue Reading →
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Headlines: Waste Heat from London Tube Heats Homes

November 20, 2013 – If you have ever walked across an open grate above a subway during cold months you notice how much heat comes from below. Well now what comes from the subway ... Continue Reading →
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Headlines: Podcars Coming to UK City in 2015

November 7, 2013 – The City of Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom is planning to introduce driverless podcars to its streets in 2015. Podcars like the EN-V, (seen in the image ... Continue Reading →