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Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks

Airstream RVs have made a comeback as motels, Airbnbs, ice cream stores, food trucks, offices, and a great way to see the country.

1 year ago

To Get a New Casino Approved, Steve Wynn Will Improve a Boston Subway Line

Wynn's subsidizing of Boston subways, due to the expected increased use of the system, would be the first such contribution by a private developer. He can afford it: Wynn is playing with house money.

1 year ago

Uber Is Spending $1 Billion to Get Bigger Across India

No one market is big enough to justify Uber's current valuation. That's why it really, really needs India and China.

1 year ago

Atlanta Public Transit to Offer Free Wi-Fi and Launch Uber Partnership

This is way too smart for your typical municipal public transport system in the U.S. Perhaps the proper dateline for this story should read "Copenhagen."

1 year ago

Adding Up Uber’s Victory Over New York City’s Mayor

This is what happens to leaders who don't understand tech, you lose a street fight before you've realized you're in one.

1 year ago

Massachusetts Attorney General Examining Uber and Lyft’s Disability Efforts

We're eager to see Uber, Lyft and their sharing economy peers like Airbnb meet the accessibility standards that other businesses are required to abide by.

1 year ago

Skift Podcast 5: How Bikes Are Changing the Way We Experience Cities

Biking is healthier, more enjoyable and more reliable than most other forms of public transportation; it is also changing people's relationship with their busy urban cities.

1 year ago

Uber Floats an Intercontinental Product in Its Istanbul Water Taxi Service

Will Uber Segway be next?

1 year ago

SpaceX Seeks Help in Designing Hyperloop Pods

SpaceX wants to jump-start the Hyperloop project by getting outside universities and engineering teams to vie for the design honors for the transit system's pods.

1 year ago

Google Launches Sidewalk Labs to Improve Urban Life

A former Bloomberg executive will run the city-improvement focused Sidewalk Labs. Sounds like a thing for former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has engaged with city planners at home and abroad.

1 year ago

Las Vegas Mulls Light-Rail Service to Handle Expected Visitor Influx

A light-rail system connecting hotels on The Strip to McCarran International Airport would be a big convenience for business and leisure travelers. The biggest question, though, is who is going to pay for it?

1 year ago

The Coming Fourth Digital Revolution in the Travel Ecosystem

The smart mobility actors will continue to mesh territories and deploy their technology and services in each major cities of the world, before connecting them through a unified offer. That's the revolution happening right in front of our eyes right now.

1 year ago