Somehow, San Francisco comes in second place after New York City. If that’s actually the case, the U.S. transportation system is in big trouble. Because while San Francisco is served by many different transit types (subway, light rail, buses), it still can take hours to cross the seven mile by seven mile city using public transportation. … [Read more...] about The Cities With The Best Public Transportation In The U.S.
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Everyone could stand to be more aware of their carbon footprint. But you should know—reducing food waste and bringing reusable bags to the market isn’t going to make much of an impact, at least in comparison to one big thing: cross-continental flights. … [Read more...] about This site will show you exactly how ashamed you should be of flying
If a traditional jacket might be comfortable to wear within a 10- to 15-degree temperature range, the new jacket has a range of 20 to 30 degrees. “We’re focused on mitigating larger temperature changes that we all experience when we moved from indoors to outdoors,” Ridley says. “And especially as we’re moving through cities and suburbs, [as in] transitioning between a subway car and the outside world as we walk to the next destination.” … [Read more...] about This shape-shifting jacket automatically gets warmer as the temperature drops
BYD operates out of a 667-acre Shenzhen headquarters with manufacturing plants, warehouses, employee dorms, a hotel, supermarket, K-12 school, vertical charging car carousel, and BYD SkyRail, its own monorail system. Though it operates in similar sectors as Tesla, the companies are very different strategically. For instance, as Elon Musk’s Boring Company tunnels under cities to address congestion, BYD eyes elevated transportation. According to BYD senior vice-president Stella Li, SkyRail requires one-fifth the construction costs and one-third the time that subways do. … [Read more...] about The Biggest Electric Vehicle Company You’ve Never Heard Of