Saturday, 31 October, 2020
On Thursday, King County officials announced that new battery-electric buses would be hitting the streets late next year. The county is purchasing a total of 120 new battery-electric coaches from New Flyer, a Canadian-based manufacturer, to replace...
https://youtu.be/5igJv_otlKE America’s power grid is increasingly more strained and unreliable as weather patterns and other environmental factors become more threatening. Vox explains how these challenges can be used to create a more...
https://youtu.be/49yDycP3Pgc Aviation is one of the fastest growing sectors of greenhouse gas emissions. But so far, there are no commercially operated electric planes that could turn that back. CNBC looks into how...
Update: Despite earlier denials, Lime announced December 24th that it was closing down its bikeshare in Seattle and pulling all its bikes by December 31st. Lime said it will return in the spring with scooters.
We’ve moved beyond the initial excitement about the sizzle of smart cities. The basic idea—much heralded but limited so far in practical application—is to create a digital mobility ecosystem in a dense urban center. Its components would...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hqLo4J6mrQ Dave Amos looks at Walt Disney's unrealized tomorrow city plans (known as "Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow" or "EPCOT"), which were largely Modernist delusions of grandeur.
https://youtu.be/poPLSgbSO6k In this video, Vox looks at the promise of the new generation of nuclear energy and technology. While many still fear meltdowns and are concerned about the waste of old systems,...
Link light rail passengers just got a big improvement. On Tuesday, Sound Transit launched new real-time arrival information at light rail stations to provide more accurate arrival times. Digital LED message signs south of Capitol Hill Station...