Articles tagged “commuters”

Tourism

The Remaking of Tourism in 5 U.S. Cities

Five U.S. destinations geographically spread out, of varying sizes and with different transformative strategies — and challenges — point to what destination marketing organizations will have to do in the coming years.

The Remaking of Tourism in 5 U.S. Cities

Tourism

Tourists Ditch Shopping Sprees for Big Nights Out Since Pandemic

Bars, nightclubs, theme parks and museums will be the winners this summer. The "experience economy" is back.

Tourists Ditch Shopping Sprees for Big Nights Out Since Pandemic

Coronavirus

China’s Domestic Travel Curbs Upend Lives of Commuter Workers

China's mobility restrictions following a strict zero-Covid policy have made life tougher than before for commuter workers on border towns. They can neither go back home nor find another job.

China’s Domestic Travel Curbs Upend Lives of Commuter Workers

Rail

The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

Millennials, here's your chance to change the world.

The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

Rail

Data from 24 Hours of London Transit Rides Visualized

The short one-minute video shows highlights the public transit patterns seen in cities worldwide.

Data from 24 Hours of London Transit Rides Visualized

Rental Cars

New York City rethinks Port Authority to boost bus traffic

Opening the discussion to a better-designed Port Authority is a start and in line with Times Square’s efforts to clean up the area, but processing 225,000 travelers a day and looking good will always remain a challenge while crammed in mid-town.

New York City rethinks Port Authority to boost bus traffic

Rail

It’s about time: D.C. officials consider replacing hideous Metro carpets

D.C.'s Metro was once the line by which other cities measured their cleanliness, and there's nothing a new set of carpets and some car remodeling couldn't fix.

It’s about time: D.C. officials consider replacing hideous Metro carpets

Rail

Scoot Networks gets commuters all the way home with one-way trips

Although not common among car-sharing services, the ability to pick up a ride and leave it somewhere else has long been one of the perks of bike sharing networks.

Scoot Networks gets commuters all the way home with one-way trips

Online Travel

Canadian city tracks drivers’ Bluetooth headsets to predict traffic jams

It’s impressive to see a city taking the time and money to offer innovative tech solutions to everyday travel problems as many of the currently available options are crowdsourced or privately built apps.

Canadian city tracks drivers’ Bluetooth headsets to predict traffic jams

Rail

Brazil is looking to build the world’s largest monorail in São Paulo

High-speed trains and efficient commuter rails are now the mark of a technology-advanced transportation sector, yet the U.S. still lags behind with its clunky Amtrak railways.

Brazil is looking to build the world’s largest monorail in São Paulo