SmartPlanet stories related to the world's densest areas of settlement -- how their geography, economies, politics, social characteristics and built environment impact their efficiency as a living, breathing system of systems.
Cities in developing nations are exploding in population -- but their economic success may be severely restricted by water conservation issues. We talk with Dow Water to find out more.
15 | July 13, 2011 4:56am |
A Spanish town makes a novel attempt to get its citizens to use public transportation.
9 | July 13, 2011 3:30am |
Bloom Energy will install its fuel cell-powered Energy Servers -- known as "Bloom Boxes" -- at eleven AT&T facilities in California.
8 | July 12, 2011 8:46am |
With its GPS tracking technology and on-board computer, Social Bicycles could bring urban bike sharing to American cities.
5 | July 12, 2011 5:30am |
Find out how the White House plans to turn struggling cities into "strong cities."
7 | July 12, 2011 4:00am |
A classroom greenhouse, weather station, solar panels and turtle pond are among the features of the unique educational facility.
3 | July 12, 2011 3:20am |
See the largest and tallest green roof in New York City -- installed for the same price as a regular roof. Learn how solar film and better equipment maintenance help reduce CBS Corporation's...
2 | July 11, 2011 3:21pm
Why winners win; robots and humans; professional pyrotechnics; personalized city services; data development for public transit.
1 | July 11, 2011 12:40pm |
When the Stuxnet computer worm emerged last summer, it was unlike anything the world has ever seen.
3 | July 11, 2011 9:49am |
The European Union is investing $6.2 million in a project named myCopter to research the potential of Personal Aerial Vehicles -- PAVs -- for Europe's most crowded cities.
14 | July 11, 2011 9:34am |
Can a bottled water company go green? SmartPlanet talks recycling, water reduction and pricing with Nestle Waters.
2 | July 11, 2011 8:54am |
Mixing science and fashion is a beautiful thing, especially when it involves a line of clothes that purifies air.
1 | July 11, 2011 4:00am |
Cities in the Southwest are facing record-setting droughts. But one Texas city is doing just fine.
10 | July 11, 2011 4:00am |
Run a red light, get a fine in the mail: a new study shows most drivers support the use of red-light cameras.
29 | July 8, 2011 5:12am |
The global market for technologies related to "smart city" projects will grow to more than $39 billion by 2016, according to new research. Is it fueled by hype, or something greater?
2 | July 7, 2011 9:20am |
Los Angeles residents are gearing up for the shutdown of a major highway by fleeing the city in droves. Is there a better way to repair infrastructure?
14 | July 7, 2011 8:39am |
24 hours of crime committed in 25 major U.S. cities, visualized -- from San Francisco and Philadelphia to Portland and Oakland. Here's a look at the trends.
3 | July 7, 2011 6:30am |
Will "smart glass" change the way we build? And why is the oil-happy Middle East so interested? Sage Electrochromics founder John Van Dine weighs in.
4 | July 6, 2011 7:24am |
SmartPlanet talks to the CEO of ZeroWater about water filter hype, the next era in filtration and how much we should trust the reports from our public utilities.
20 | July 6, 2011 2:00am |
Over land or over water, China is now home to the world's longest bridges.
18 | July 5, 2011 3:58am |