SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
EveryBlock automatically aggregates a city's public crime and health statistics by zip code. But what if local officials don't comply with the spirit of "public" records?
3 | May 7, 2010 1:41pm |
Washington D.C.'s light rail system will feel more like a 'people mover' than a bus or streetcar.
2 | May 7, 2010 6:47am |
Researchers at the University of Utah are using their Apple i-gadgetry to monitor the performance of a nuclear reactor. Yes, there's an app for that.
6 | May 6, 2010 8:21am |
IBM's new research project aims to crunch data from disparate sources to simulate cause-and-effect relationships that influence healthcare decisions.
1 | May 6, 2010 7:10am |
Bay Area Rapid Transit explains how its partnership with mobile geolocation service Foursquare has allowed it to gain valuable insight into straphangers hurting through San Francisco.
1 | May 5, 2010 2:05pm |
IBM CEO Sam Palmisano said transportation systems need more collaboration between major players and governments, standards and better network designs. Can systems go traveler-centric?
May 5, 2010 10:00am |
Berkeley researchers have discovered an inexpensive metal catalyst for generating hydrogen from water.
4 | May 3, 2010 1:30pm |
20 million OLPCs; Toronto's smarter airport; brain-inspired computer; Saudi Arabia meets GE; EPA 'Biggest Loser.'
April 29, 2010 12:08pm |
The 5 Gyres project studies ocean pollution -- and the group hopes to answer questions about what so much plastic in the surf means for the food on our plates.
2 | April 29, 2010 4:00am |
Many cars sit idle in their owners' driveways 90% of the time. New service intends to match them up with drivers needing temporary transportation.
1 | April 28, 2010 8:40pm |
Solar concentrators aim to increase the efficiency of solar energy generation and a new journal includes features on devices that concentrate the sun's rays.
5 | April 28, 2010 4:00am |
Fleet management solution from Navman Wireless helps companies meet environmental AND efficiency objectives
3 | April 27, 2010 8:11am |
Ford has unveiled a new urban concept car called Start that aims to make a subcompact car as desireable as a full-size one.
12 | April 26, 2010 1:14pm |
Researchers at University of Massachusetts Amherst design a new hydrogen fuel cell membrane that might make this clean technology more affordable.
1 | April 26, 2010 4:00am |
A U.S. Navy-owned F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first supersonic jet with afterburners to fly on a biofuels blend.
13 | April 22, 2010 1:30pm |
Eleanor Sterling talks about why biodiversity is important and why you should care about it.
April 22, 2010 5:00am |
Fat from cattle is now powering a train between Oklahoma and Texas.
19 | April 21, 2010 5:00am |
IBM's partnership with Columbia University echoes close to a dozen similar arrangements with high-profile schools around the world.
April 21, 2010 3:21am |
Two new initiatives bring some much-needed resources to smaller companies seeking to do their part for the environment and their community
3 | April 20, 2010 7:40am |
The ash resulting from a volcano eruption in Iceland is still wreaking havoc on airlines, travelers and potentially European economies as airports remain largely closed. Did European governments...
4 | April 19, 2010 7:49am |