A brief history of the now-forgotten California Cycleway.
Articles tagged "transportation"
When you're moving millions of pounds of the world's junk around from continent to continent, every penny counts.
Maybe, but not like we've been doing it.
This is a bad thing.
Chris Nelson took that idea and mapped a rail network around it. The result actually makes good sense.
An environmental disaster, an economic boon, both?
Fast trains that normal humans can afford.
It seems we’re drawn to bushing the boundaries of the novel and the bizarre as much we are to overcoming concrete problems.
Are we more OK with noise than with things cluttering up our eyesight? Attention psychology suggests it's possible.
After more than 40 years, the immortal brand of American Airlines is being buried.
More pedestrians get mowed down on New Year's than any other day.
Air pollution is the world's newest worst plague.
As the US becomes more urban, buses are becoming more popular with riders and the Department of Homeland Security.
Think spending three days in bumper-to-bumper is hell? Try eleven. Or a month.
Andreas Raptopoulos wants drones to deliver our stuff. As the founder of Matternet, he hopes to build networks for "micro-transportation" that will allow unmanned aerial vehicles to ferry all sorts of goods across long distances, especially in places…
Everybody hates bike helmets. They're bulky and funny-looking, and people don't wear them, and then sometimes eventually end up smashing their unprotected domes on the hoods of cars around the world. But now, since bicycling has now firmly been adopt…
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…
The Hiriko, MIT's new urban robo-car, is just 100 inches long. Also, it basically transforms into a shopping car. Which means three of the little pod mobiles can fit in a single parking space, and that they'll prove ideal for slinking around city str…