Waiting for a bus is no fun. But residents of Kansas City will soon be able to hail one rather than standing in line—for a price, at least—thanks to a collaboration between Bridj and Ford.
Completing stupid challenges using overly-clunky rideshare bikes is a growth industry, but one man may have just out-Citibiked everyone.
America’s lagged behind Europe and Asia for decades on developing high-speed rail. Now, one of the States’ two most promising HSR plans—building a Japanese bullet train in Texas—is facing more opposition than ever. State officials just sent a letter complaining about the project to the Japanese ambassador.
Transport for London has released renders of what the London’s new Crossrail trains will look like, providing a glimpse of what a British commute of the future might looks like.
What’s worse than a long, cramped train journey? A long, cramped train journey without a smartphone to distract yourself with. But for artist Robin Lee, leaving his phone in his pocket may have been a more sensible option, as charging his device through a London Overground train’s power socket unexpectedly led to his…
Ever wanted to ride to work in a screaming roller-coaster gun? If your answer was yes: good news!
Musician James McElvar used a sitcom-style idea to beat easyJet’s baggage restrictions, taking all of his clothes out of his bag and wearing them to avoid a fee to check his case – only to collapse on the flight from heat exhaustion.
This gigantic car transporter has been run aground—on purpose—after it began to list just off the coast of the UK. It weighs 51,000 tons, is laden with 1,400 cars—and now needs to be righted.
It's been a long time coming, but the state of California is finally building its long-promised high-speed rail link. The new line, which will see trains travel at up to 220mph, will finally start construction this week.
Underground train lines may be dark and gloomy, but the rolling stock that uses them needn't be. These sleek autonomous trains are what London plans to ferry its inhabitants in within the next ten years.
SkyTran—a NASA Space Act company—is finally building a pilot of its computer-controlled, two-person high speed maglev transport system. Cars run 20-feet above the ground and can be ordered by a smartphone app.
If driverless cars give you the jitters, how about computer-assisted trucks instead? Because two 18-wheelers in Nevada look set to use automation to make them safer and more efficient—and they could be on the roads as soon as 2015.
France's national railway operator, SNCF, recently ordered 2,000 new trains at a cost of more than $20 billion. Now, it's found out that they're too big for many of the stations they're supposed to pass through. And this isn't the kind of order you can return.
Uber has decided to launch a low-cost SUV car service in San Francisco called UberXL—not to be confused with UberX, which offers smaller vehicles, or UberSUV, which is more expensive. Make sense? No, not really.
It's one of the most iconic vehicles on London's roads, but the ageing red Routemaster bus, currently serving two routes, is set to be replaced by the modern hybrid "Boris Bus" entirely.