SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
Multifaceted partnership offers another example of how universities, communities and the private sector will pull together toward smarter infrastructure.
1 | August 5, 2010 5:29am |
We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. So why aren't we more concerned about the environment inside a building? Perkins+Will architect Peter Syrett makes the business case.
4 | August 2, 2010 3:00am |
Atlanta's planning director says while the city has fallen behind in green space, sewers and development around the ballpark, it's leading the way in other areas, including getting a 'room full of...
3 | August 2, 2010 2:00am |
It's designed to smooth the load on the electric grid of charging cars with solar power.
6 | July 30, 2010 12:01am |
San Diego Gas & Electric president Mike Niggli tells SmartPlanet about what his utility company is doing to deploy the smart grid -- and the challenges he faces.
2 | July 29, 2010 6:43am |
The Big Island gets a big Recovery Act loan for a 30-megawatt wind farm.
July 28, 2010 7:21am |
Intel's new research prototype demonstrates that light beams can be used to replace electrons to transport data in computers of the future.
11 | July 27, 2010 2:24pm |
Starting today, Chevrolet dealers will begin taking customer orders for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle.
11 | July 27, 2010 9:20am |
The U.S. federal government needs to take a holistic approach to security for its own buildings, argues Maureen McAvey.
2 | July 27, 2010 7:50am |
Michigan Tech researchers have created an invisibility cloak made of glass. Experts say invisibility cloaks will be here by 2039.
14 | July 22, 2010 2:57pm |
Airbus has unveiled its vision of the future of flying in 2030: a concept plane that's sleek, slim and smart.
10 | July 21, 2010 7:10am |
Invasive marine species find a free ride across oceans in a ship's ballast tank, but these stowaways can cause serious problems when they propagate in their new home.
1 | July 21, 2010 2:00am |
Aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled a new capsule spaceship for NASA that can transport people to and from space stations.
12 | July 20, 2010 7:07am |
A vaccine that is applied through your skin might boost protection against the flu virus. Vaccines administered this way could let people self-administer vaccines during pandemics and improve the...
2 | July 19, 2010 10:38am |
Tokyo is currently testing digital advertising billboards that use cameras to understand the gender and age group of passersby who look at them.
11 | July 15, 2010 1:43pm |
Vision 2050 report from World Business Council for Sustainable Development suggests that if we continue using resources at our current rate, we'll need 2.3 planets to supply them by 2050.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:56am |
Estimated savings range between $14,000 for New York commuters to $8,000 for Pittsburghers.
10 | July 14, 2010 9:21pm |
What will New York City look like in 2030? Three architectural firms design the city's future, using high-speed transportation, green spaces and lots of ingenuity.
8 | July 13, 2010 7:13am |
Cisco smart grid chief Laura Ipsen says the development of the smart grid parallels the development of the Internet -- and the tech giant wants in. Here's how.
1 | July 12, 2010 7:13am |
If the city planning director has his way, Baltimore's east and west sides, known for blocks of abandoned and boarded up buildings, will be getting light rail and produce stands. Yes, produce stands.
1 | July 12, 2010 2:00am |