Latest Articles in Transportation

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A Tiny, DIY Trailer Home Built by a Couple on a Budget

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
October 10, 2015

6 Clever Ideas for Bicycle Storage

With the summer season in full swing, it's prime time to dust off those bicycles for a nice ride. Here are some useful ways to store your wheels when they're not out for a spin—from a centerpiece display, to more space-efficient, wall-mounted fixtures.
June 9, 2015
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A Powerful, New E-Bike Aims to Make Americans Less Car-Dependent

Yuba Bicycles and Currie Technologies team up to launch Spicy Curry, an electric cargo bike designed for families to knock out errands quickly and efficiently.
May 20, 2015
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Bus Stations Remodeled With Graphic Flowers

A new series of custom-fabricated metal screens are popping up at bus stops across El Paso, Texas, displaying dramatically enlarged photographs of local plants and flowers. These virtual gardens are part of the Leaves of Wind project by Boston-based artist Catherine Widgery.
April 17, 2015
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Commute in Style with a Modern Bicycle

Never mind that it's close to freezing outside, you still need to get where you’re going with speed and style. Take one of these dashing bikes out for a spin.
December 24, 2014
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Transportation of the Future—Or Past? One Artist Captures Retro-Inspired "Flying" Cars

French artist Renaud Marion has created a mind-bending collection that depicts futuristic "flying" cars, based off of classic, 20th-century models. Marion shot the majority of the cars against the backdrop of Geneva, and then manipulated them so they appear to be levitating. “I looked for architecture dating from the 1970s; for me that’s retro-futuristic," Marion said. "The buildings had to be imposing, massive and graphic.” Click through the slideshow for a peek at the imaginative works, which will be displayed in an exhibition at M.A.D. Gallery Geneva.
November 25, 2014
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The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior

Italian and Singaporean design team Lanzavecchia + Wai dreamed up a luxury ride for helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland. Featuring a light palette, plush leather seats, and LED lights, the comfortable cabin turns private air transport into an even more luxurious affair. Read more about the duo, one of our 2013 Young Guns, here.
November 11, 2014
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Finding the Perfect Yellow Shade for NYC Taxi Cabs

New York’s newest taxi design proposes a dressed-up version of the classic yellow cab with a standardized hue.
October 23, 2014
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Rare Archival Photos of the GM Technical Center

Heralded as the “Versailles of Industry” when it opened in 1956, the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, remains symbolic of cutting-edge design.
August 26, 2014