Elio – a three-wheeled car that costs just $6,800 and goes 672 miles on a tank of gas

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Elio

Ninety-three percent of Americans drive to work alone. So why use a car that’s big enough for four? A new vehicle that’s half-motorcycle and half-car is designed to replace sedans and SUVs on morning commutes and help save money and emissions in the process: The Elio costs $6,800 and gets 84 miles to the gallon. It’s possible to drive 672 miles on a single tank of gas. That’s the distance from New York City to Detroit.

 

 

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Trend: Offices in the Backyard

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WorkPod by Ecospace

We noticed a trend going on these days: offices in the backyard! The convenience of just walking rather than driving to work is too good to pass up. Check out these backyard offices that allow people to get away from the house without really getting away and save the hassles of dealing with traffic, commuting costs, or space rentals. (Pics)

 

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Dubai Metro: The World’s Most Advanced Urban Rail System

Dubai Metro: The World’s Most Advanced Urban Rail System

A significant improvement to Dubai’s growing traffic problems,
but opening in 2009 is doubtful

The Dubai Metro will be a driverless, fully automated metro network under construction in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. It is aimed to be one of the most advanced urban rail systems in the world and will be the catalyst for tourism, financial and economic growth. (Pics)

 

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