Students Transform a Parking Space In Front of Their School Into a Cool Parklet

June 17, 2013 by  
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As a technology teacher at Jericho Middle School in Long Island, New York , Matthew Silva is constantly looking for ways to infuse design thinking and process into his curriculum. With this goal in mind, he recently challenged his students to solve a problem for their school. Their challenge was to design a parklet for a parking space in front of the school where students wait every day for their parents to pick them up. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Students Transform a Parking Space In Front of Their School Into a Cool Parklet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , ny parklet , parklet design , parklets , student design parklet , student designs        

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Scoot Launches Electric Scooter-Sharing Program in San Francisco!

September 26, 2012 by  
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Bike sharing programs are great, but pedaling up San Francisco ‘s steep hills can be a pain. And car sharing is cool, but finding a parking space in the city can be tough. Enter  Scoot Networks , an electric scooter-sharing service that will let you power up those hills and park virtually anywhere without using a drop of gas. The service, which is modeled after car-sharing businesses, launched today in San Francisco with a fleet of 60 vehicles. To use the scooters, users simply plug a smartphone into the dashboard, and a Scoot app on the phone activates the bike. Read the rest of Scoot Launches Electric Scooter-Sharing Program in San Francisco! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike sharing , Car Sharing , electric scooters , green transportation , Michael Keating , plug-in scooter , San Francisco , Scoot , Scoot Networks , scooter-sharing service , smartphones

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Cute Copenhagen Cargo Bike Storage System

November 25, 2009 by  
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images via goodmorning technology There are a lot of cargo bikes in Copenhagen, and they take up a lot of space to park.

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BREAKING: Obama to Attend COP15 Climate Summit

November 25, 2009 by  
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photo: Alex Johnson via flickr. We don’t have many details on this one yet, but the Washington Post says President Obama will indeed be attending the COP15 climate change summit

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