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A refusal to wear helmets leads to hundreds of fatal bike crashes each year. A team of former SpaceX engineers may have found the solution.

After three years of research and development, a team of engineers has developed a collapsible bike helmet that's safer and more comfortable than the traditional model.

Domino’s is repairing roads, and experts say it reveals a troubling trend in American spending

This week, Domino's announced it's now filling potholes in towns across the US. Experts say it's part of a larger trend of companies picking up the slack for civic services usually funded by local, state, and federal governments.

American highways are so expensive that cities are tearing them down — here’s what they’re turning into

An increasing number of cities around the US are choosing to tear down or transform parts of their dilapidated interstates, rather than repair them, and turning them into parks, boulevards, and housing.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio finishes filling a pothole in the Maspeth section of Queens, New York February 20, 2014.

MAPPED: The sorry state of America’s roads

Deutsche Bank's Torsten Sløk circulated a map showing the state of roads in each US state.

22 stunning roads in the US you should drive before you die

From Maine to Montana, these scenic highways and byways show the United States' natural beauty.

Soul-crushing traffic may plague the total solar eclipse — these maps reveal the worst choke points

"People should not casually expect to drive down on the morning of the eclipse."

11 gorgeous roads in Europe you need to drive in your lifetime

A beautiful road trip in Europe is a sure way to break away from the work grind.

This ingenious illustration reveals how much space we give to cars

Swedish artist Karl Jilg shows how cities are built for cars, not pedestrians.

There’s a $1 trillion crisis threatening the American way of life as we know it

Crumbling infrastructure threatens not only people's safety, but also the American economy.