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The resurgence of open public streets is a centuries-old idea
Nearly a century ago, a skyscraper architect designed a future city that transformed streets into outdoor gathering spaces. That idea is making a comeback.
A popular mobile game is teaching scientists how we navigate our worlds
Our age, city, and social status can shape our sense of direction. Sea Hero Quest gives a window on how.
Your city and home may not be ready for you to get old
To succeed, the “age in place” movement needs good design.
Our street lighting doesn’t need to be this bad
Light shines at full intensity even during periods of low activity.
In Attempt To Break Gridlock, Los Angeles Becomes First City To Synchronize Every Streetlight
The traffic-plagued city has 4,500 lights across 469 square miles.
Python Truck Fixes Potholes in Two Minutes Flat
Our buddies over at Gizmodo found a “Monster Machine” that’s of particular interest to me, given that I was viciously...
Automatic Streetlamps Switch On When Cars Pass, Switch Off When Traffic Ceases
In a huge city, lighting the streets is a necessary but pricey precaution. Pedestrians and motorists are no doubt safer...