Space exploration has become a huge topic in recent years. However, growing concerns for the environment and space travel have continued as space launches increase. Here is everything you need to know about space travel and it’s impacts on the planet.
With Record breaking heatwaves and blazing wildfires, there is no denying climate change. How is climate change affecting transportation systems and what can we do about it?
We all know that fast food is bad, but how bad is it? Here are 12 reasons why it is not only terrible for your health but also the environment.
Police are currently investigating a viral video of three Chicago women dancing on a police car. The video was posted onto Youtube of the women twerking on a slow-moving Chicago police SUV.
Memorial Day 2021 might look a little different from previous years. With many Americans getting vaccinated, there are more events this year and that means busier travel times.
A new study shows that good accessibility to public transport reduces the risk of depression for city dwellers, especially women and the elderly. Of course for this to be successful, cities need to make well […]
Of all urban trips made in the U.S. only one percent is made by bike, according to a report issued by UC Davis and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. The rest of the […]
U.S. based General Electric (GE) has announced it has inked a $2.6 billion contract to supply India with 1,000 diesel locomotives. The deal is scheduled to take 11 years to complete. GE will also build […]
Unanswered questions continue to plague investigations surrounding the crash of Flight 9268 in Egypt on Saturday. Various reports indicate a problem with the plane yet a terror group has claimed responsibility for the crash that […]
Swedish car maker Volvo is developing a new type of “kangaroo detection” system that is hoped to reduce the number of collisions between motor vehicles and the cute marsupials. In Australia, the kangaroo reigns as […]
In Seattle, one scientist has created a bicycle used to study the quality of his regular route. By attaching a video recorder to the front of his bicycle, scientist Colin Dietrich was able to count […]
Construction on a test version of Elon Musk’s transportation brainchild known as the Hyperloop is expected to begin in the next few weeks in Kings County, California. The two year project is a precursor to […]
Companies like Google and Apple are poised to enter the car industry but may be biting off more than they can chew, according to former GM CEO Bob Lutz. According to the longtime industry executive […]
Proterra, an electric vehicle startup focused on mass transit, is looking to expand the reach of electric vehicles with a new electrically powered bus. The design ditches the dirty, noisy diesel bus familiar to most […]
The hottest car brand in America isn’t Tesla or one of Detroit’s big three: It’s quietly successful Japanese car maker Subaru, which reported a massive 28% increase in U.S. sales this September when compared to […]
The first, and surely not the last, local government action against Volkswagen (VW) has been filed by Harris County,Texas, in relation to its massive effort to cheat government emissions tests. The county, which includes the […]
In Japan, young children have been known to take public transportation on their own and without parental supervision. Some of the children are as young as six or seven years old, and they use the […]
Despite a history composed largely of inaction on the issue, U.S. plans for high-speed rail systems are being rejuvenated following an announcement last week of the new XpressWest bullet train line connecting Las Vegas and […]
San Francisco is constructing three major lighting towers in order to assist 60,000 daily commuters in traveling safely. However, these towers are designed more like works of art rather than typical lighting towers. In fact, […]
New research indicates that London’s trains are traveling too fast for their own good. Faster trains mean more congestion. Conversely, if trains were actually faster in New York, that would mean less congestion. The research […]
The emissions scandal from Volkswagen is starting to affect other car companies, as BMW has been threatened by the repercussions. The European Union has asked all 28 of its member countries to conduct investigations of […]
Measures for preventing people from driving drunk might be taken to extreme levels in the near future, as a movement is taking place in the United States to have breathalyzers installed in every vehicle in […]
Police forces are set to be the latest group to embrace electric cars, as the Los Angeles Police Department is set to begin testing the cleaner vehicles in the near future. The department plans to […]
In the near future, you might be able to call a limo without a driver, as Mercedes-Benz is considering creating a driverless version of the luxurious vehicle. The company has not announced anything official, but […]
European automakers are racing to catch up to its rivals by wooing and hiring software experts from around the world. Specifically, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz are stepping up their efforts to compete with technology firms […]
Advertising behemoth Google is continuing to show all the signs of a massive push into self-driving vehicles. The latest indication of just how large this project has become, the company has announced that it hired […]
Google has announced plans to ramp up production of prototypes of its self driving cars, ahead of previously announced manufacture time lines. Details of the move suggest that Google is firmly on its way to […]
California is gearing up for self-driving cars to hit the road. Most recently, Japanese auto manufacturer Honda has received permission from the state to drive its upcoming line of autonomous vehicles on public streets. Honda […]
Auto industry representatives from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico are pushing for better protections for their domestic car makers in the super-secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), as negotiations between Japan and the three nations commence this […]
New research has found that the laser ranging systems (lidar) used by a majority of self driving vehicles, as well as used for blind spot detection, to sense objects and obstacles can be hacked by […]