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Cell phones are a huge road hazard

Jul 8, 2011
Did we know this? Yes we knew this. But did we know cell phones are being blamed for up to 25% of all U.S. car crashes? Yikes. This, according to a...
Posted In: cars, safety, Transportation

Carmageddon in L.A.!

Jul 5, 2011
405 freeway shut down expected to snarl roadways and business in the L.A. metro area.
Posted In: Transportation

China's high speed rail investment overshadows U.S.

Jun 30, 2011
The Obama administration has been pushing for major high speed rail investment. So far, the U.S. has invested $7 billion in the technology. In China, the country has spent $309 billion on building a futuristic bullet train system.
Posted In: Transportation

Google Maps offers live transit updates

Jun 8, 2011
Not sure if this is helpful or not but that kind of thing never matters to Google. They just build it. Residents of four American and two European...
Posted In: buses, flowers, Google, google maps, maps, Transportation

GOP hopes to sell Amtrak's Northeastern corridor

May 27, 2011
As a part of the Republican plan to reduce the federal deficit, House members plan to privatize the nation's most profitable rail system.
Posted In: Transportation

Panasonic reaps benefits of mass transit tax credit

May 27, 2011
By relocating closer to mass transit, the company will be able to stand by its green values, as well as enjoy $100 million worth of tax credit.
Posted In: Transportation

Personal rental car service goes live

May 25, 2011
Getaround is a new online service that lets you rent out your car by the hour or by the day. It works through a website or through an app for iPho...
Posted In: cars, Transportation

Black boxes coming to cars

May 24, 2011
The question is: does that make you feel safe or nervous? Popular Science is reporting that federal officials are "poised" to announce new...
Posted In: cars, privacy, Transportation

Autonomous cars to solve everything

May 23, 2011
This according to Google scientist and Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, in a speech delivered on Saturday at a conference. Thrun says that...
Posted In: cars, Google, robots, Transportation

Beijing to Shanghai high-speed rail line to open

May 11, 2011
The long-anticipated high-speed rail route from Beijing to Shanghai will start a one-month trial operation today before its formal launch in late June.
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