Amtrak rolls out high-speed rail plan

Sep 29, 2010
Amtrak released a 30-year vision for high-speed rail travel along the Northeast corridor. It'll cost more than $4 billion a year over the next couple decades. That's more than the annual operating budget for the government-funded rail company. Alex Goldmark…

Eric Schmidt is really upset that we have to drive cars

Sep 28, 2010
The CEO of Google is still complaining that we have to drive our own cars. Humans, I mean. Clearly, cars should have the ability to drive...

Better sorry than safe?

Sep 24, 2010
You might remember the airlines are under new rules limiting tarmac delays to three hours, before passengers have to be allowed to de-plane. United...

Transportation index highlights needs

Sep 23, 2010
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will unveil its first-ever transportation performance index to highlight what it calls the urgent need to improve the transportation infrastructure. John Dimsdale reports.

By 2050, flying will be awesome

Sep 22, 2010
Airbus has unveiled their vision of The Future in "The Future by Airbus" (pdf) - it's an ecological plane that's transparent, so passengers can see...

The fees on the bus go round and round

Sep 15, 2010
Traveling by bus can usually save you more money than, say, flying. But watch out for hidden fees. Los Angeles Times consumer columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about Greyhound's gift ticket fee.

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A quick charge for Ecoliner electric bus

Sep 3, 2010
A new kind of electric bus hits the road in Southern California. It will carry a full load of passengers over 30 miles, stop for 10 minutes, and fully recharge its batteries. The inventor points out the obvious: that's a…