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It’s an especially dangerous time to be a pedestrian in America
Traffic fatalities as a whole were up significantly in 2021, and pedestrian deaths alone increased by 13 percent. Here's what's happening on US roads.
Swappable batteries can help spur electric scooter use across the globe
One company is expanding to Italy, and another to Israel.
Urban sprawl defines unsustainable cities, but it can be undone
Our car-dependent cities are at the center of the climate dilemma.
A guide to riding public transit more, anywhere in the country
A guide to using your car just a little bit less.
Behind the wheel of the thunderous Lamborghini Aventador
The $498,258 Lamborghini Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae is a V12 supercar from a vanishing era. Here's how it drives—and how it's made.
The NYPD’s fleet has its first electric vehicle
A look at the police department's new EV, a modified Ford Mustang Mach-E GT.
Tardigrades go where the slime takes them
Is snail slime the secret to the water bear's dominance?
What it takes to dig a new tunnel beneath the Hudson
The bottom of the river is said to be like toothpaste. Here's what goes into infrastructure projects like the planned new train tunnel under the Hudson River.
We might finally get a relatively affordable EV in 2027
General Motors and Honda aim to build an electric vehicle that costs less than $30,000. A modular battery system will help.
FedEx will start testing a 1,900-pound drone for hauling packages
Take a look at the Chaparral, a hybrid-electric and uncrewed aircraft that FedEx will explore using for the "middle mile" next year.