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Five signs America is falling in love with public transit

(CNN) — You could call it a budding romance with the possibility of a strong, long-lasting relationship. More Americans are riding public transportation.

Upwardly trending statistics show it’s not just a meaningless crush. 889 more words


Will Elon Musk's Hyperloop Doom High-Speed Rail?

Original post date: August 15, 2013
Article by: Sam Staley

Elon Musk unveiled his pneumatic tube inspired Hyperloop, a “fifth mode” of transportation that he hopes will revolutionize intercity travel on Monday. 741 more words


Johnny T Nailed What It's Like Riding The Subway Every Day

I love everything about this video.  It calls out the subway for what it really is: One of the worst places on Earth.  The only beefs that I have with Johnny T are that his accent is a little extreme and he is a spineless Yankees fan.   237 more words

Random Thoughts

Driverless cars and massive mass transit

In the UK driverless cars has been permitted in several towns from January 1 2015. In my hometown Bergen, we can now see 24m long busses with four sections and herring-in-can capacity of almost 150 commuters. 497 more words


Opinion piece by Jessie Lorenz: BART's fleet of the future leave some behind

There’s still a long way to go when it comes to equal access to public transit. Jessie Lorenz, Executive Director of the Independent Living Resource Center of San Francisco… 511 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

Coffee (And Rain!) in Seattle

Seattle, Washington

Coffee and rain in Seattle: Seems a bit cliche, right? Well, my day happened to be a rare, beautiful day in mid-November. Although it started out very wet, the weather cleared up and gave me a unique opportunity to experience Seattle and the Puget Sound. 554 more words