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High speed rails could ask planes and trains to work together

Nov 10, 2010
As we wrap up our series on the future of transportation, Alex Goldmark explains the benefit of high speed railroads, and their relationship with the airline industry.
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Rapid bus transit a cheaper alternative to rail

Nov 9, 2010
Demand for public transportation is rising, but transit authorities across the nation are facing budget cuts. Many cities are testing rapid transit buses, which are hundreds of millions of dollars cheaper than rail lines. Reporter Dan Bobkoff takes a ride on Cleveland's HealthLine Rapid Transit Bus.
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Google gives free Wi-Fi on some flights

Nov 8, 2010
If you're flying on Air Tran, Delta, or Virgin America this holiday season, we have some good news and some bad news. Good news: free Wi-Fi,...
Posted In: business, Google, search, Transportation, wifi

The easier, safer rides of the future

Nov 8, 2010
The Department of Transportation is funding research to build "intelligent" cars that can warn you of potential accidents and suggest less-congested routes. Reporter Andrea Bernstein takes a ride in a few prototypes.
Posted In: Auto, Transportation

Slow and fast lanes for pedestrians of Oxford Street?

Nov 5, 2010
In order to bring more order to Europe's busiest shopping district -- Oxford Street in London -- some are finding inspiration from the freeway.
Posted In: Retail, Transportation

Gov't looking closer into air cargo security

Nov 2, 2010
With the latest news about explosive packages from Yemen being found on aircraft bound for the U.S., there have been a lot of questions about cargo security. Millions of dollars have been spent on passenger screening, but when will cargo screening catch up? David Gura reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Transportation

How well will high speed rails work?

Oct 29, 2010
The federal government has been hailing high speed rail systems as the mode of transportation of the future. But considering the trains will have to share lines with freight trains, is it really the smart choice? Andrea Gardner reports.
Posted In: Transportation

Midterm elections may reroute Florida high speed rail project

Oct 21, 2010
One of the Obama administration's signature initiatives, high speed rail, may also be rerouted, come November. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Posted In: Transportation

Taxi driverless taxi coming to Berlin

Oct 14, 2010
Because, apparently, someone wants to be driven around Berlin by a computer? Or something?...
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Rail tunnel between NY, NJ in jeopardy

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.
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