high speed rail
In the future, buses will zoom right over cars.
A private company and a consortium of Chinese rail firms are planning a 185 mile track connecting greater Los Angeles to Vegas.
Maybe a functional high-speed rail network really is just a few SnapChats and Ubers away.
Building a train that doesn't ever stop could help prevent tragic accidents like the weekend's derailment—and shave hours off your total travel time.
Hopefully at least one of them, anyway.
High speed rail remains but a depressing daydream in the U.S., but this map is cool.
Here's a thing I became mildly obsessed with this weekend (thanks to the "new issue"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/How-Biomimicry-is-Inspiring-Human-Innovation-165592706.html of _Smithsonian_): "tunnel boom." Tunnel boom is a common phe…
Google's Eric Schmidt is right, "self-driving cars should become the predominant mode of transportation in our lifetime." But they should not be called cars, they should be called trains. Or high-speed rail pods or something, if the word 'train' stil…