Tag archives for public transportation
Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things: daycare facilities and easy access to public transportation.
A bad mix of ill-advised auto loans and empty promises from ridesharing companies could leave big-city transit infrastructure dangerously vulnerable across the U.S.
Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for now, but it shows how cities can drive climate action when the feds fall short.
Tesloop is offering rides across Southern California in a Tesla Model S, and the non-affiliated startup has big plans to add more routes across the country via Tesla's supercharger network.
With all the fuss over the high speed rail here in California, and whether or not it could transform the San Joaquin Valley or become a massive boondoggle, taking Amtrak now in Fresno is hardly the worst thing in the world.
London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is testing these new EVs in extreme conditions in Norway's Arctic.
According to a New York Times investigation, Uber engineers developed a software to identify and collect information on municipal officials who were attempting to monitor the ridesharing service.
Berlin’s transportation secretary is determined to make the city even more bicycle-friendly, saying: “Whoever drives a car in Berlin has too much time."
Yesterday Lyft announced an expansion in over 50 U.S. cities – adding to the 40 new communities it brought on last month. And the timing is perfect as its largest competitor, Uber, finds itself mired in public relations debacles.
Google’s traffic navigation app Waze plans to expand and take on ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. But don't expect drivers to use it as their primary job.
Visit Tel Aviv and other cities across Israel, and e-bikes and e-scooters are almost as common as bicycles. And Israel's Startup Nation has become the Detroit of this alternative form of transportation.
If your company has a new transportation, energy or “smart cities” technology and you need a living laboratory to test it out, consider Norway’s capital. Oslo’s latest budget seeks a clean-energy future while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2020.