The Austin Urban Rail Project

The Austin Urban Rail Project is a proposed light-rail transportation venture aimed at introducing high-capacity transit in the Central Texas area.   It consists of a 9.5-mile track...

Building Facade Purifies Air

The external facade of the newly proposed Palazzo Italia resembles a petrified forest and is made from a special cement that can purify smog.When the sun shines...
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Robot Car Valet Parks Your Car for You

Visitors at Germany’s Düsseldorf Airport can pay a robotic system named Ray to park and retrieve their cars.  Drivers can leave their cars at the arrival level...

Solar Roadways To Provide Endless Electricity

An entrepreneurial couple from Iowa developed an industrial-strength solar road panel that may revolutionize the transportation industry.These solar road panels (Solar Roadways) are a...
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The Flying Car Concept Closer To Reality

Terrafugia, a manufacturer of flying cars, is seeking $30M in funding to bring its flying vehicles to the mass market.The company has been working on two kinds...

Car System That Locates Vacant Parking Spaces

Two Korean engineers have developed a technology that allows a vehicle to locate vacant parking spots. The system combines the car's ultrasound sensors, cameras...
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Google’s Self-Driving Car

The Google self-driving car navigates some common scenarios on city streets near the Googleplex.

California Eyes Plan to Speed Bullet Train

Excerpts Taken From The Wall Street Journal: Five months after a judge in Sacramento halted state financing for California's bullet train dead in its tracks, Democrats...

The Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

Engineers in the Netherlands have come up with an innovative design to save money and enegry on roadway lighting: glow-in-the-dark paint.  Hailed as the...
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Backup Cameras Required In All New Vehicles, Starting in 2018

 US safety regulators at the  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced that backup cameras will be required in all vehicles built in and...

Glowing Trees Could Replace Street Lights

 Glowing trees could soon be a possible cost effective method to illuminate roadway segments or public spaces instead of street lights.  The scientific practice...

Top 10 Engineering Projects in the World

Exploring the 10 biggest engineering projects in the world is a study in enormous ideas ranging from transportation solutions to an oasis paradise in...

Alleviating Traffic With Urban Gondolas

Urban gondolas could be part of the next wave of technology that could help alleviate urban traffic. The appeal comes in the technology’s low-cost...
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The Hovenring Cycling Bridge

 The Hovenring is a suspended circular bicycle bridge commissioned by the Dutch city of Eindhoven.  This ele­vated 360-­degree bike circuit is Eindhoven's answer to traffic...