Archive for Transportation

Breathing Bike and canned fresh air for a Blade Runner-like smog

anti-smog bicycle by Matt Hope

Last month, China’s capital Beijing was blanketed by a really thick smog which made the city look like a scene from Blade Runner (or Silent Hill, if you want to be freaky). See here and here. Although most days are clear, Beijing really has a high level of pollution. In response to the air problem, the eccentric but extremely wealthy […]

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Netherlands to have futuristic highway that glows in the dark

futuristic glow-in-the-dark highway in Netherlands

A futuristic glow in the dark highway will debut in Netherlands by mid-2013. The Smart Highway will be introduced in the Dutch province of Brabant and is a collaboration between Studio Roosegaarde and Heijmans Infrastructure. The idea won Best Future Concept in the Dutch Design Awards 2012. The concept aims to save energy and improve road safety. The technology will […]

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