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Chairman of Ford Motor Company on why he wants to sell fewer cars

May 1, 2013
Bill Ford says he hopes his company will help develop public transportation in urban areas and get rid of the gridlock.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, Transportation

How much time do you spend traveling to work: Map

Mar 12, 2013
Mega-commuters spend hours each day getting to and from work -- are you one of them?
Posted In: Transportation, Traffic, commute

Parking meter headaches? There's an app for that

Feb 20, 2013
More cities are turning to handheld devices and smartphone apps to make it easier for you to feed the parking meter.
Posted In: parking, Transportation

America's worst cities for traffic

Feb 8, 2013
Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
Posted In: Traffic, cars, Transportation

Short line railroads face tough track ahead

Jan 8, 2013
Even with a new tax break for upgraded train tracks, short line railroads have trouble picking up business.
Posted In: short line railroad, rail, railroad, Transportation

Bus travel picks up speed in Midwest

Dec 27, 2012
There’s a new trend emerging that is rivaling the car and even some airlines.
Posted In: traveling, travel costs, buses, Transportation, Travel

New York, Washington allow Uber to compete with taxis

Dec 13, 2012
For transportation app company, Uber, a victory in New York and Washington D.C., suggests a bright future.
Posted In: Transportation, app, taxicabs

Amtrak high-speed rail to compete with airlines

Oct 19, 2012
Amtrak is hoping to lure travelers away from other means of transport, like airlines, with new high-speed rail service.
Posted In: Amtrak, Transportation, air travel, missouri

A car can transport people out of poverty

Oct 5, 2012
When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
Posted In: poverty, mobility, Transportation, financial literacy, cars, homeless, San Diego, tough choices

Private rail tries for comeback in Florida

Aug 22, 2012
A private firm will offer service between Miami and Orlando, trying to prove that private rail service can compete with Amtrak.
Posted In: railroad, Florida, Transportation, Amtrak

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