Articles tagged “transportation”

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The democratization of travel in the U.S. has led to a smaller share of spending on cars and transportation over the last 30 years. It's disheartening, though, that transportation costs still account for the second largest spending bucket for U.S. residents.

2 years ago

With Oil Prices Still Low, Dubai Sees Billion-Dollar Road Investment as Key to Economic Growth

With Oil Prices Still Low, Dubai Sees Billion-Dollar Road Investment as Key to Economic Growth

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

As Dubai tries to grow its tourism numbers leading up to the 2020 World Expo, better roads and transit systems can only help.

4 years ago

On Demand and in Advance: Lyft Is Testing Scheduled Pickups

On Demand and in Advance: Lyft Is Testing Scheduled Pickups

Hannah Sampson, Skift

We'll be interested to see how riders, drivers, and competitors react to this move by Lyft.

4 years ago

U.S. Congress Approves Bill to Boost Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

U.S. Congress Approves Bill to Boost Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

This bill to upgrade America's highways, bridges and railways is long overdue, but opponents argue that it's going to inflate the U.S. deficit to untenable levels.

4 years ago