Articles tagged “local transit”

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

Steve LeBlanc and David Porter, Associated Press

This article focuses on the short-term negative. But Intel's early May acquisition of Moovit, an app powered by data from 7,500 public transit operators, suggests that growing enhancements may make transit more appealing by the time the pandemic ebbs.

3 weeks ago

Bad News for Jakarta Tourism as Mass Rapid Transit Project Hits a Glitch

Bad News for Jakarta Tourism as Mass Rapid Transit Project Hits a Glitch

Yoga Rasmana, Bloomberg

Any postponement of Mass Rapid Transit construction in Jakarta is bad news, not just for residents but business travelers and tourists who also must deal with crawling traffic. Hopefully, it's just a temporary glitch.

1 year ago

Flying Cars: Separating Hype From Real Potential

Flying Cars: Separating Hype From Real Potential

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

We're not saying flying cars won't exist; they already do. But at this point, it's ludicrous to expect the market to grow beyond a niche offering for the wealthy anytime in the next few decades. Don't buy the hype.

3 years ago