Rare flooding traps 1,000 people in US Death Valley

Major flooding in California's Death Valley on Friday stranded approximately 1,000 people, buried cars and shut down all roads into and out of the famously parched national park.

The most effective ways to reduce car traffic

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified the top 12 ways European cities have been able to curb car use and published their results in Case Studies on Transport Policy. The most effective measure was applying ...

Disappearance of Utah monolith won't prompt major probe

Police won't be opening a major investigation into the disappearance of a mysterious silver-colored monolith that generated international attention and a mess when curious visitors made their way to the site of the discovery ...

Where to park your car, according to math

Just as mathematics reveals the motions of the stars and the rhythms of nature, it can also shed light on the more mundane decisions of everyday life. Where to park your car, for example, is the subject of a new look at a ...

How self-driving cars will make our cities more charming

Everyone's trying to get ready for roads that will be filled with more and more self-driving cars. But just as the first cars were imagined to be like horse-drawn carriages without the horses, it's easy to fall into the trap ...

New York's Central Park goes officially car-free

New York's iconic Central Park officially goes car-free Wednesday after the final vehicle drives through the green oasis and tourist magnet in the heart of America's most populous urban jungle.

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