Mid-day Extra: Fighting for a seat on the morning commute

Oct 12, 2011
Londoners face crowded subway trains every morning on the way to the office. What kind of tactics might give them an edge in actually getting a seat?
Posted In: Transportation, commute, London

Maine cranks up speed limit to 75 m.p.h.

Sep 29, 2011
Maine sets a new speed limit on a rural stretch of Interstate 95. Trucking companies worry about fuel efficiency, safety at higher speeds.
Posted In: Transportation

Freakonomics: Where have all the hitchhikers gone?

Sep 21, 2011
Besides the fear of an axe murderer, there are valid reasons why hitchhiking has died off. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses those reasons and tells us why you should care.
Posted In: Transportation

Bike-share system to roll out on New York City streets

Sep 14, 2011
New York joins other big U.S. cities to create short-term bike rentals. But the complicated logistics can make officials' heads spin.
Posted In: Transportation

Vermont commuters hiking to work after Hurricane Irene

Sep 6, 2011
Hurricane Irene continues to affect commuters on the East Coast. In Vermont, people are getting creative in the face of damaged roads -- by hiking to work in the morning.
Posted In: Transportation

Wall Street commuters struggle after hurricane

Aug 29, 2011
New York City was able to weather the storm over the weekend, but Hurricane Irene hit more suburban and rural areas, too. And much of Wall Street is staffed by commuters from these areas.
Posted In: Transportation

New Yorkers brave the morning commute after Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Businesses and public transportation were shut down over the weekend. Now that Hurricane Irene has passed by New York, is it back to business as usual?
Posted In: Transportation

Houston wants to turn off red light cameras

Aug 19, 2011
Frustrated Houston residents want traffic light cameras to disappear. This follows L.A.'s decision last month to switch off its cameras
Posted In: Transportation

HP's webOS reaches up from the grave with a pitch to carmakers

Aug 16, 2011
This from producer and Palm owner Larissa Anderson:...
Posted In: cars, palm, Transportation, webos

New plane could take you from New York to LA in 12 minutes

Aug 11, 2011
Today the U.S. Defense Advance Research Projects Agency tests the Falcon HTV-2, a new plane that can fly 4 miles per SECOND. "The Falcon started...
Posted In: military, planes, Transportation