The Washington University Sustainable Land Lab Competition's goal? To find something creative to do with all the vacant lots in the country.
New York's mayor wants to give a facelift to the area of Midtown Manhattan that surrounds the venerable Grand Central Station. The city says it is needed to remain a globally competitive business district.
Researchers have found that while moving out of poorer neighborhoods improves a person's health and general happiness, moving to a better-off region did not improve families' income.
How would you like to skip traffic on your way to work, and also be paid for it? A new project out of Stanford and backed by the U.S. Department of Transportation is experimenting with just that in an effort to reduce city congestion.
When you live in Los Angeles like we do, you quickly learn that the reason public transportation isn't a viable option for much of the population...