Some urban planners say the buzz around “smart cities” is an opportunity to think both enthusiastically and cautiously about the future of development. But while it's the latest trend in urban planning, the fundamental building blocks of cities haven't changed.
The MIT-designed Copenhagen Wheel could give your beat-up legs a break the next time you hit your bicycle. And it might even mean a sweat-free commute to work.
The urban environment is growing and pushing natural creatures out of their natural habitats. But not all creatures need be pushed out, if only we'd make a few small changes.