SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
The problems of doctors and the CIA have more in common than you think. Both are better when you get as much intelligence as possible in the right form to the right hands.
March 3, 2010 8:57am |
Could ereaders actually save books and magazines? The answer lies in making the most of the format's potential.
4 | March 2, 2010 4:07am |
Experts talk about investment opportunities in "technology that will provide clean, renewable and efficient energy solutions for individuals, corporations and governments."
5 | March 2, 2010 4:00am |
Zipping around the earth's atmosphere, or even to the moon, may require a different kind of insurance.
1 | February 26, 2010 9:33am |
Aviation and health care are notorious for waste, but they canâ€™t trash the fact that recycling will save them millions.
7 | February 25, 2010 4:00am |
The more cars become "computers on wheels" the more information technology best practices will be needed to keep customers happy. Simply put, the day of automobile patch days may not be that far off.
2 | February 23, 2010 12:27pm |
Is the "Dickensian gloom" of a high-density urban community better or worse than the sprawl of a suburban community? The debate over the merits of smart growth simmers between two experts.
8 | February 22, 2010 11:57am |
Analyzing impact by economic sector rather than chemical species, NASA scientists have determined that motor vehicles are the greatest contributor to atmospheric warming, "now and in the near term."
12 | February 19, 2010 10:18am |
Toyota's massive recall for brake pedal defects exposed weaknesses in oversight of its supply chain. Now the company is embarking on a series of steps to fix the problem and restore its battered...
February 17, 2010 9:28am |
EPA extends support for pilot projects focused on smarter transportation and clean water systems in discrete communities.
February 12, 2010 3:28am |
Promoting the idea that being zero (at least when it comes to carbon footprints) is a pretty cool thing
Most people can't be expected to change their energy consumption if they can't visualize the impact. That's where Zerofootprint Software steps in.
February 11, 2010 7:59am |
Ford's new compressed natural gas-powered Transit Connect might be just what city streets need when it comes to fuel-efficient, on-demand transportation.
3 | February 9, 2010 1:21pm |
Energy industry stakeholders and regulators are trying to secure the smart grid and just finished a second draft report that identifies 120 points of vulnerability. Can we guarantee the...
3 | February 8, 2010 6:20am |
Emily Pilloton is touring the country in her Airstream and promoting her mantra of designing for 'Humanity, Habitats, Health and Happiness.'
1 | February 8, 2010 4:00am |
A Japanese physicist has demonstrated that teleportation of energy is possible, a discovery that has profound implications for the study of physics.
31 | February 5, 2010 7:19am |
Smart USA has reported an astounding 40 percent annual sales drop last year of its Smart Fortwo coupe. Can the Smart car get back on track?
24 | February 4, 2010 11:04am |
Food for nine billion people; California pesticides; crowdsourced intel; luxury zeppelins; bayonet training.
2 | February 4, 2010 10:20am |
Now the Toyota Prius' brakes with 14 complaints reported in Japan and 100 here, says an Associated Press story.
1 | February 3, 2010 6:53am |
Here's a look at the major technology and science priorities listed in President Obama's $3.8 trillion proposed fiscal 2011 budget.
February 2, 2010 10:40am |
With new drug, scientists fortify injured soldiers to keep them alive until medical treatment arrives
Scientists have developed a new drug that prevents biological "shut down" mechanisms in the injured, keeping victims alive until they can receive medical treatment.
5 | February 1, 2010 8:08am |