Transportation Nation - Most Recent
Oct 21, 2010
One of the Obama administration's signature initiatives, high speed rail, may also be rerouted, come November. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Oct 6, 2010
Budgetary pressures may lead New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to pull the plug on an $8.7 billion commuter rail tunnel under the Hudson River. Christie says cost-overuns may drive the price even higher and he needs that money for roads. It's a harbinger of what's to come for governors around the nation. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Aug 17, 2010
When you think of taxis, you might think of a scary ride in the back of some big yellow car. But a new analysis of major crashes in New York City -- those between cars and pedestrians -- reveals a different picture. Collin Campbell reports.
Aug 5, 2010
The paint for those yellow and white lines you see on the highway has gotten pretty tough to come by for contractors around the world. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch pulled over on highway 51 in Alabama to check it out.
Jul 14, 2010
Wider roads and new freeways and highways are a big part of the President Obama's stimulus plan, except many urban areas want to tear down highways and freeways, not build them.
Jun 30, 2010
GPS is used by everyone from stock traders time-stamping trades to farmers driving remote-controlled tractors. Now the GPS satellite system is getting an upgrade promising increased coverage, stability, and accuracy. Sally Herships reports.
May 27, 2010
There's lots of bad news for transit agencies around the country -- service cuts, fare hikes, budget deficits -- but a few cities have figured out a way to improve their customer service, and spend virtually nothing. Andrea Bernstein reports.
May 4, 2010
Nobody likes paying for parking, but with city budgets tightening more municipalities are eying the parking meter as a source of new funds. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Apr 26, 2010
New Yorkers have one-third the carbon footprint of the average American because most of them take the subway. That translates to a savings of $19 billion a year, most of which stays in the city. Andrea Bernstein reports.