World’s Most Energy-Efficient Subway Systems | EarthTechling
London Underground
New York City Transit
Singapore Mass Rapid Transit
Warsaw Metro
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority
Read why these are the most efficient transit systems. 

World’s Most Energy-Efficient Subway Systems | EarthTechling

London Underground

New York City Transit

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit

Warsaw Metro

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority

Read why these are the most efficient transit systems. 

Want More Urban Green Space? Start Peeing In Public | Earth Techling
A public toilet that will recycle urine into fertilizer for flora growing in the built-in planter.

By setting up the restroom in pod format with 4 urinals on every pod, the users can enjoy more space and privacy. This system as well paves way for both peeing and watering the plants.

Want More Urban Green Space? Start Peeing In Public | Earth Techling

A public toilet that will recycle urine into fertilizer for flora growing in the built-in planter.

By setting up the restroom in pod format with 4 urinals on every pod, the users can enjoy more space and privacy. This system as well paves way for both peeing and watering the plants.

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NEW YORK FARM CITY:

We all know urban farming is really taking root (*ahem*) in many places like Chicago, San Francisco, and New York.  Check out this video about urban farmers in NYC showing a bit of what they do, the movements and organizations they’re a part of, and where the food goes once it leaves the rooftop.

(via suchisthecity-deactivated201303)

Cities in Focus | New York City

New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation are on a mission to make the Big Apple the “greatest, greenest big city in the world” by ramping up bicycle infrastructure across the city, introducing bus rapid transit to the Bronx, and pedestrianizing Times Square, among other bold transportation initiatives.

 ‘Plant Room’ Attaches To Apartments For Green Living | Huffington Post

New Zealand students designed the “Plant Room”, an attachable box that bolts on to the exterior of an apartment building, providing cramped city-dwellers an area to garden.

Additionally, the room captures rainwater to use in its garden, has a compost system, and even uses solar power to heat water for the apartment.

Tim Gittos, project coordinator for the “Plant Room,” describes it as “a way of making existing residential buildings and dense environments a bit more sustainable, a bit nicer to live in, and use a bit less energy.”