SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
Fiber networks are not all about Internet speeds -- but could also be used to power our airborne vehicles.
3 | May 1, 2013 2:06am |
And then there's the water and energy blown in cultivating and transporting it. Change your ways and you can help feed 3 billion people.
58 | January 10, 2013 4:43am |
Walk Score ranks America's public transit systems.
5 | April 29, 2012 5:17pm |
The toymaker's latest packaging design initiative will focus on product-to-package ratios.
3 | April 11, 2012 12:20pm |
The sedentary and unsustainable lifestyle of car-dependent suburbs is leading planners to turn dead big box stores into cool libraries, to turn backyard swimming pools into tilapia farms and more.
15 | March 11, 2013 3:00am |
One U.S. city that's using social media and online technologies to build a better transportation network won this year's Sustainable Transport Award.
January 27, 2012 11:13am |
An eight-year trend suggests that perhaps the U.S. should re-examine its infrastructure priorities.
10 | April 8, 2013 4:49am |
A bicycle built for 12? This Dutch bicycle bus includes eight sets of pedals for children, a place for an adult driver, and a bench for three children to enjoy a free ride.
12 | March 6, 2012 6:31pm |
BERLIN -- Two separate strikes wreak havoc on mobility in the German capital and at Frankfurt International Airport, Europe's third busiest.
February 23, 2012 1:20am |
HONG KONG -- Dolphins that are likely from "The Cove," that is. Protesters are warning of a boycott over one flight's controversial cargo.
February 25, 2012 11:43pm |
The Chinese city of Zhenjiang aims to use IBM tech to boost the efficiency of its public transit system and reduce traffic congestion.
1 | February 23, 2012 3:00am |
Two years after the earthquake and massive tsunami, the nuclear power plant needs permanent solutions, not makeshift ones.
6 | April 23, 2013 2:53pm |
Transporting energy long distances has one big problem: It loses energy. But a new invention could solve that -- and give renewable energy a boost.
12 | December 12, 2012 3:00am |
The latest all-electric vehicle to hit our streets is the Sora superbike, which can go 185 miles on a single charge.
7 | April 23, 2013 2:42am |
How many Americans approve of the Keystone XL pipeline project, and does this relate to their political views?
3 | April 4, 2013 6:51am |
Artificial limbs, cancer detection, music for the hearing impaired, rockets, water filtration - these are all some of the ideas that were presented today at the White House Science Fair in...
April 22, 2013 8:57pm |
When deciding how to get from one place to another there's a lot to consider. How long will it take? Which is the most expensive? Which has the lowest carbon impact? An app takes the guesswork out...
January 11, 2012 8:42am |
Lower transportation costs, competitive wages, technology and employee productivity have made North America a manufacturing destination.
23 | December 5, 2012 2:41pm |
MTA officials hope a 7-foot wall in the middle of Jamaica Bay will protect the A train from storm surges and debris for the next century.
16 | April 2, 2013 10:14am |
DELHI -- The non-profit Smile Train performs surgeries for free India, changing the destinies of children born with clefts.
April 22, 2013 12:00am |