How can planners attract the 60 percent of Americans who say they would bike more if they felt more secure? The answer could be cheap and simple.
Toyota, Volkswagon among companies who say demand for fuel-efficient cars may outstrip supply this summer. According to some industry insiders, the demand for so-called "green" cars is already so high that four automakers are dramatically increasing production.
As public school teachers face what may be the longest string of layoffs ever, the private sector gets a boost. Transport and janitorial contractors, online tutoring companies, and private schools are among those seeing a more talented workforce or an uptick in business.
Although it's usually overshadowed by its much larger sister city, Kansas City, Kan., beat out more than 1,100 cities to host Google's next-generation Internet service. Google promises 100 times the speed of today's broadband Internet.
McWeddings in Hong Kong are only the latest iteration of the fast-food wedding. Besides McWeddings, couples get married at places like Taco Bell and White Castle.
Car of the year award went to GM. Ford grabbed truck of the year. US automakers are rebounding.