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Articles tagged “commuters”

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

Rail

MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

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.

MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

Rental Cars

Drive 200 miles for less than a dollar with Lit Motor’s all-electric vehicle

The sleek two-wheeled vehicle is Silicon Alley-approved with smartphone integration and a dropout wonk as a founder, but there’s no mention of road safety or how it’d hold up in a crash.

Drive 200 miles for less than a dollar with Lit Motor’s all-electric vehicle

Rail

Protests begin as UK rail fares are set to increase up to 11% due to inflation

The global pressure for smooth transportation in England is over, but that doesn't mean residents are happy about the current price of train travel, proposed fare raises, and job cuts at rail stations around the country.

Rental Cars

Google’s self-driving cars are now being tested on team members’ commutes

The computer-controlled vehicles have gone 300,000 miles without an accident but still have a few skills to learn before drivers are safely texting or reading while on the highway.