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Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
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Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.
May 8, 2021

Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.

Inventions
Singapore’s Solar Concentrator Funnels Daylight Underground
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Inventions
Singapore’s Solar Concentrator Funnels Daylight Underground
This compact solar concentrator could be the perfect daylight harvesting device for Singapore’s underground spaces.
April 3, 2021

This compact solar concentrator could be the perfect daylight harvesting device for Singapore’s underground spaces.

Future of Cities
Futuristic City Will Be a Testbed for Robots & Autonomous Cars
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Future of Cities
Futuristic City Will Be a Testbed for Robots & Autonomous Cars
Toyota has broken ground on Woven City, a futuristic city prototype where the technologies of tomorrow can be tested en masse.
February 26, 2021

Toyota has broken ground on Woven City, a futuristic city prototype where the technologies of tomorrow can be tested en masse.

Urban Living
This Urban Park Used To Be an Airport Runway
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Urban Living
This Urban Park Used To Be an Airport Runway
To provide cities with more green spaces, designers turned a former airport runway into an urban park and an abandoned mall into a recreational lagoon.
January 19, 2021

To provide cities with more green spaces, designers turned a former airport runway into an urban park and an abandoned mall into a recreational lagoon.

Urban Living
Google’s Tree Canopy Lab Is Helping LA Cool Down
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Urban Living
Google’s Tree Canopy Lab Is Helping LA Cool Down
Google’s new Tree Canopy Lab uses AI and aerial photography to combat the urban heat island effect by showing a city exactly where it could use more trees.
November 28, 2020

Google’s new Tree Canopy Lab uses AI and aerial photography to combat the urban heat island effect by showing a city exactly where it could use more trees.

Healthcare
Green Space at Daycare Gives City Kids an Immune Boost
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Healthcare
Green Space at Daycare Gives City Kids an Immune Boost
Adding a green space to an urban daycare’s playground can boost a child immune system after just 28 days.
October 31, 2020

Adding a green space to an urban daycare’s playground can boost a child immune system after just 28 days.