Articles tagged “commuters”

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

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

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

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

Rail

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

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.

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

Rail

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

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.

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

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