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Articles tagged “ground transportation”

Rental Cars

Rome’s Mayor Will Close Ancient Colosseum Area to Traffic

Local business owners hate this plan for the construction's disruption to foot-traffic, but once its done they will probably recover. Either way, the mayor isn't much concerned with their complaints, as he says protecting one of the world's oldest archaeological monument trumps their interests.

Rome’s Mayor Will Close Ancient Colosseum Area to Traffic

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Selling Upper Class Perks to Economy Passengers

This is a clever marketing and revenue ploy for Virgin Atlantic, especially when demand for Upper Class services is slack.

Virgin Atlantic Selling Upper Class Perks to Economy Passengers

Airlines

Is Elon Musk’s tube travel at 4,000 mph a pipe dream or the next big thing?

Game changer? No, world changer. Is it workable? Who knows. But it's nice to dream.

Is Elon Musk’s tube travel at 4,000 mph a pipe dream or the next big thing?

Rental Cars

One of China’s longest bridges collapses just nine months after it’s built

The sixth bridge to collapse this year has sparked strong criticism of Chinese officials who are accused of rushing into building the country's infrastructure without proper materials or skilled workers.

Tourism

Brazil is relying on private investors to improve its roads, railways, and ports

With an Olympics and the World Cup coming up soon, Brazil will be in a precarious position should no company want to risk taking on its ailing infrastructure issues.

Online Travel

Uber gets green light in Massachusetts as state discovers global positioning systems

Massachusetts may be actually discovering the 21st Century, including apps, GPS and apparently Uber.

Uber gets green light in Massachusetts as state discovers global positioning systems