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Of Electric Cars, Space Flights & Mass Transit...

What has been Elon Musk’s greatest innovation? Commercializing space flight? No. Popularizing electric vehicles? No – he’s got a lot of competition there, too. Revolutionizing mass transit? 457 more words

Electric Vehicle

Line 2 to be transformed into a BRT? Definitely not a good idea!

There are news reports stating that the Department of Transportation (DoTr) is considering replacing the LRT Line 2 with a BRT instead. I think this is not something worth considering at this point since the construction of the Line 2 extension from Santolan to Masinag is already underway. 498 more words

Public Transport

Thinking about networks, nodes, lines and junctions

I’ve been strangely fascinated with the St Peter’s Square tram development in Manchester city centre this summer. For several months the tram system hasn’t been operating through the centre of the city, due to the laying of new track, in order to bring a new route through the city in the autumn. 150 more words

Urban

Governor's Transportation Conference Seeks Innovative Ideas

Do you have an innovative transportation idea?

The Virginia Governor’s Transportation Conference, the annual pre-eminent gathering of 1000-plus transportation professionals from all areas of the Commonwealth, will be held Oct 19-21 in Arlington, Virginia.  148 more words

Good Morning Bangkok

Where’s all the people.  Must be a holiday, the BTS train is empty.

August 12 is HM Queen’s birthday – a public holiday.  Happy birthday your majesty.

Photography

Building a new subway in a big city is difficult, Rio edition

A new subway line in Rio illustrates the issues of constructing subway lines in large cities:

Though it was barely completed in time for the opening ceremonies on August 5, the fact that Line 4 opened this year, let alone this decade, is undeniably because of the Olympics.

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Sociology