Drive & Listen’s Transportive Radio Streams

New online app Drive & Listen allows users to virtually cruise around cities all over the world while listening to local radio stations. With 40+ cities to choose from, a handful of stations for each location and various traffic and weather sounds, each option offers an almost-real joyride. We found ourselves mesmerized by our rainy ride through Melbourne, in Moscow and between picturesque mountains in …

Excess Heat From the London Underground Used to Warm Nearby Homes

A red, metal-clad building—the Bunhill 2 Energy Centre—in London’s Islington marks the center of Europe’s newest type of energy network. The building itself (by Cullinan Studio) acts as the central provider for heat and hot water for hundreds of homes and public offices within its proximity. A fan situated below ground, but above the Underground redirects heat from the Northern Line tunnel (which would otherwise …

Citroën’s Subscription Car Program Will Not Require a Driver’s License

People in France as young as 14 will be able to drive Citroën’s Ami electric car through a subscription program, without a license. They will have to secure a road safety certificate through a short course that does not require a test. The French automobile manufacturer describes Ami as a “non-conformist object” and the vehicle is classified as a “fully electric quadricycle.” This compact mobility …