SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
If it's any consolation, the country's infrastructure got a D the last time.
16 | March 21, 2013 4:53am |
What did the financial crisis look like from the eye of the storm? Former F.D.I.C. chair Sheila Bair offers her take.
6 | March 19, 2013 3:00am |
We've all heard about Google's famously fantastical offices, with free food and massages and colorful decor. Do such details play a role in innovation -- or are they more about fun?
March 18, 2013 7:16pm |
Travel companies shouldn't wait to tailor to Millennials. Here's why.
2 | March 18, 2013 2:02pm |
Defense Distributed, behind the Wiki Weapons project, now has lawful commercial license to sell their creations.
March 18, 2013 4:27am |
Now F1 cars are so advanced, just what is it that connects vehicle, driver and data?
March 16, 2013 2:06pm |
More than two million spend more than an hour each way traveling to work; but 'mega-commuters' are willing to spend even more time on the road or rails.
3 | March 15, 2013 2:33pm |
PARIS -- A line of French trains that broke a speed record in 2007 is setting a new record -- for low-priced tickets that cost a tenth of the regular fare.
12 | March 15, 2013 3:00am |
BMW is looking to improve its ParkNow mobile parking service.
March 14, 2013 12:08pm |
Can we really trust official fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures for our next car?
4 | March 14, 2013 10:14am |
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner may be able to take off once more as the FAA approves flight plans to test out a new battery solution.
1 | March 14, 2013 5:50am |
SkyTran is about as close to flying cars as we'll get, and it could be coming to Tel Aviv.
3 | March 14, 2013 4:00am |
Could the future of our public transport rely on electric vehicles? Probably not.
2 | March 13, 2013 5:06am |
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 |
Is it time to bid farewell to the traditional parking meter?
March 11, 2013 3:00am |
ALLAHABAD, India -- Eighty million with boundless faith gathered around a mighty river for 55 days.
1 | March 11, 2013 12:00am |
A little-known firm may one-up big tire companies like Michelin and Bridgestone by launching an indestructible tire for the consumer market by 2014.
15 | March 8, 2013 4:15am |
Carbon capture and storage has been touted as a way to let us keep burning fossil fuels while saving the climate. But will it ever pay off? Energy analyst Chris Nelder runs the numbers.
35 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
In one German town, electric buses won't make special stops to charge up. Instead, the charge will come from the ground up.
4 | February 28, 2013 9:00am |
When disabled people in developing countries face rocky slopes, steep hills and muddy paths, conventional wheelchairs won't cut it.
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |