Posts tagged with 'innovation'
Carpooling Meets Facebook
Carpooling Meets Facebook
Here’s a video about an organization that leverages the power of online social networking in order to make carpooling easier, safer, and more convenient. If you need a ride somewhere or if you’re looking to cut down on the cost ...
It Takes a Village to...Build a Car?
It Takes a Village to…Build a Car?
Open source technology: Software companies do it. Why not carmakers? Photo via Riversimple. What if you could revolutionize the way cars are designed and built by opening the process up to input from the entire community? That’s exactly what Riversimple ...
Winners of the Livable Streets Contest
Winners of the Livable Streets Contest
Steve Price won the Livable Streets Contest for his vision of a “complete street” in Portsmouth, Virginia. Last week, GOOD announced the winners of its Livable Streets Contest. It was a simple assignment: “Take a photo of a street or ...
Zero Pollution Motors Pulling Energy Out of Thin Air
Zero Pollution Motors Pulling Energy Out of Thin Air
From the Associated Press: Zero Pollution Motors is trying to bring a car to U.S. roads by early 2011 that’s powered by a combination of compressed air and a small conventional engine. ZPM Chief Executive Shiva Vencat said the ultimate ...
Who Said Buses Can't Be Cool?
Who Said Buses Can't Be Cool?
Ever thought your public bus could feel like a “lounge or living room room on wheels,” with an electric motor, low-floor entryways, a glass roof, reconstituted-leather upholstery and recycled-wood floors? From Fast Company: High-Design Public Bus? Maybe in London Tim ...
From Plastic Bottles to Bikes: Student Design Team Wins Prize for "Juicy" Idea
From Plastic Bottles to Bikes: Student Design Team Wins Prize for "Juicy" Idea
Students from Appalachian State University figured out how to make working bicycles out of recycled plastic bottles. Image from 2one2Design.com. A friend of mine from high school was part of the winning team that took home the grand prize for ...