Urban Gondolas Offer Low-Tech Relief to Traffic-Jammed Cities
Boston, Toronto, and New York City look to the skies to solve congestion.
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São Paulo’s Traffic Jams Are So Bad, It Made Mariana Avezum Design a Hyperloop Pod
The 27-year-old is still motivated by the legendarily bad congestion she experienced during her youth. Now she's helping build an alternate form of transit.
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I Put an Air Quality Monitor on My Bike And Went Looking For Smog
A new project in Toronto is keeping tabs on the city’s air quality.
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Nepal May Ban Novice, Disabled, Very Young, and Very Old Climbers From Scaling Everest
After coming under fire for issuing too many permits over the last few years, authorities seem committed to reducing overcrowding at the mountain's summit.
Hell Is Carpooling With 'Local Professionals' From LinkedIn
Please endorse my ability to perform a duck and roll maneuver out of a moving vehicle.
A Bunch of Uber Fans Protested at New York's City Hall Tuesday
Dozens of the ride-sharing company's employees and fans hung out with sandwiches and swag as NYC lawmakers debated new regulations.