News tagged with urbanization

Crash study aims to make roads safer

It was an early-August evening in rural Wisconsin. An SUV traveling north along a two-lane road veered over the center line. Before landing in a ditch, the car hit a light pole, speed-limit sign and a 13-year-old pedestrian, ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Looking upwards for transport solutions

Level crossing removals should be viewed as part of a total picture for an effective transport system and the best way to achieve this is to incorporate elevated lines or 'skytrains', according to Melbourne researchers.

dateMar 02, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

The Delta-Montrose Electric Association's recent decision to start a broadband company reflects frustrations across rural America that being unconnected hurts business, hampers access to health care and leaves students behind.

dateFeb 14, 2016 in Telecom
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