Articles tagged “commuters”

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American Airlines Expands its Shuttle Service to Help Business Travelers Go on ‘Autopilot’

American Airlines Expands its Shuttle Service to Help Business Travelers Go on ‘Autopilot’

American Airlines + Skift

American Airlines’ new commuter shuttle connecting New York LaGuardia and Chicago O’Hare airports aims to give business travelers an experience that's more efficient than ever.

6 months ago

Biking to Work Has Increased 60 Percent Over Last Decade, But Still Small

5 years ago

The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

The Majority of Americans Drive to Work Alone Every Day

Samantha Shankman, Skift

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

5 years ago

Data from 24 Hours of London Transit Rides Visualized

Data from 24 Hours of London Transit Rides Visualized

Samantha Shankman, Skift

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

5 years ago

Metro-North Railroad President Expected to Step Down After Deadly December Crash

Metro-North Railroad President Expected to Step Down After Deadly December Crash

Reuters

Metro-North has to show the federal government that it's making real changes and instating a new president is one of the clearest signs that change is underway.

5 years ago

Startup Wants to Make Biking More Common with Battery-Powered Wheel

Startup Wants to Make Biking More Common with Battery-Powered Wheel

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press

A motor that kicks in when a bike rider slows down might convince some commuters to try a bike, but other factors including city landscape and distance to destination likely play a bigger role in increasing cycling.

5 years ago

New York City rethinks Port Authority to boost bus traffic

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.

5 years ago

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

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.

6 years ago

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

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.

6 years ago

Canadian city tracks drivers’ Bluetooth headsets to predict traffic jams

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.

6 years ago

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

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.

6 years ago

MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

Alfonso A Castillo, Newsday

MTA says it wants to be transparent with the process to increase revenue, but no matter how they spin in it, it will be more expensive to ride public transit in NYC starting next March.

6 years ago