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How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel – Bloomberg

How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel<p>How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed Travel<p>How Japan’s Bullet Trains Changed …

Trains

The electric scooter boom — and cities’ misguided attempts to squash it — explained

Cities that take their own rhetoric about sustainability seriously should embrace the scooter.<p>This summer, cities across America fought a strange new menace: electric scooters.<p>They were removed from the streets of Indianapolis in July and eliminated from Milwaukee in August. San Francisco, ahead of …

American Cities

The Rude Behavior of New York Commuters

<b>Most people shave their legs in the bathroom but Inside Edition found one person who chose to do it on the train while on the way to work. It is just</b> …

Trains

D.C. allows dockless bikes and scooters to stay, but you’ll have to start locking them up.

By Luz Lazo<p>Luz Lazo<p>Transportation reporter covering Washington's Metro, buses, Capital Bikeshare and taxis, and the region's road network<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The District Department of Transportation is extending through December the pilot program that allows the operation of dockless bikes and electric …

Regulation

Transit Advocates: Is the White House Purposefully Delaying Project Funds?

Transit advocates are becoming increasingly alarmed that the Trump administration may be intentionally slowing down the process for local agencies to …

Trump Administration

High-speed rail project authority to construct service road along corridor

The high-speed rail project executing authority has decided to construct a service road along the 508-km corridor, which could prove to be a lifeline …

High-speed Rail

As BRI rolls ahead, China's legacy will be high-speed rail

The Mongol warrior Genghis Khan is considered to be the greatest strategist in the history of mankind. His personal discipline, focus on meritocracy …

High-speed Rail

Don’t moan about Crossrail. Once complete, it will be a rare triumph in our public realm | Will Hutton

Too many subcontractors in the supply chain see a golden opportunity to fleece the state<p>Last week saw a major payday lender go bust, a significant British company, Costa, sold overseas for short-term reasons and executive salaries continuing to soar. Yet a disproportionate amount of public …

London Public Transport

Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit? (Don't Blame Cars.)

Streetcar, bus, and metro systems have been ignoring one lesson for 100 years: Service drives demand.<p>One hundred years ago, the United States had a public transportation system that was the envy of the world. Today, outside a few major urban centers, it is barely on life support. Even in New York …

Urban Design

The dizzying logistics of Crossrail and its inevitable nine month delay

At the height of the MPs expenses' scandal in May 2009, prime minister Gordon Brown took time from leading the country to join London mayor Boris …

Trains

"Work In Full Swing": A Look At The Progress In Bullet Train Project

The terminal hub for the bullet train project in Vadodara will be designed on the theme of a 'banyan tree'.<p><b>Vadodara:</b><p>The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed …

High-speed Rail

India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu

(Corrects paragraph two to clarify the agreement was signed by officials, not prime ministers in August 31 story.)<p>By Gopal Sharma<p>KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers and cargo to the …

India

How Hong Kong’s MTR Corp ‘lost its focus’ – former construction head says embattled rail giant should return to serving public interest

There are not many things in Daniel Lam Chun’s life that have caused him sleepless nights, but the events of January 2000 are still vivid in the mind …

Hong Kong

How D.C.’s ‘pop-up’ bus lane became like any other lane of traffic

By Faiz Siddiqui<p>Faiz Siddiqui<p>Local reporter covering the D.C. Metro, Uber and Lyft, and transit-oriented tech start-ups<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For at least three days in recent weeks, motorists could traverse the 12-block “pop-up” bus lane along Rhode Island Avenue with impunity. Parked cars freely blocked …

Transportation

Transportation For America – Stuck in the Station

It’s time for FTA to fulfill its promises and get these projects moving.<p>FTA is dragging its feet on distributing these dollars, ostensibly just …

Envisioning a Great Green City

Nature needs cities. Cities need nature.<p>Seoul, Korea. Photo © iStock<p>View Caption<p>Imagine cities that are not apart from nature—but a part of nature.<p>We …

The last mile: E-pedicabs can transform urban transport -- by Lloyd Wright, Naresh Pradhan

A modern, efficient, and low-cost three-wheeler vehicle is an ideal fit for Asian cities.

Smart Cities

Raksha Bandhan 2018: Delhi Metro to run extra trips on Saturday, Sunday

Anticipating a higher ridership on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the Delhi Metro has made arrangements to run extra trips on August 25 (Saturday) …

Delhi Metro

NYC road sign says ‘F–k Trump’

Is it a sign of the times?<p>Someone rejiggered a giant Department of Transportation light-up billboard in Brooklyn to say “F–k Trump” — and the message …

Why Reining in Ride Hailing Is So Critical

City leaders need to reckon with the reality that sometimes shared ride services are not part of the answer to urban congestion, argues transportation researcher Bruce Schaller.<p>Last week, the New York City Council took a big step toward stemming the traffic-clogging proliferation of Uber and Lyft …

The Philippine Railway Modernization and Expansion Summit

Robust economic growth, rising business confidence, and improved competitiveness outlook are prompting investors to take a closer look at the …

The Discount Airline Model Is Coming for Europe’s Railways

With ever more passengers opting for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and EasyJet, Europe’s old-guard airlines have been shaken to their core—forced …

ETA Phone Home

Get a ride at the tap of a button; it’s as simple as transportation gets. But what looks simple on Uber’s frontend actually consists of complex …

San Francisco

Funded High-Tech, Low Emission Buses Rolled Out in Kathmandu

News from Country Offices | 13 August 2018<p>KATHMANDU, NEPAL (13 August 2018) — A fleet of 17 new high-tech, low-emission buses to help reduce …

Mobike launches electric bike for dockless sharing

Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike has partnered with Dutch design studio Springtime to create an electric version of its signature orange …

Electric Vehicles

5 Scientific Reasons Why Cycling Is the Single Best Way to Get Around Your City

Your transportation choices seriously impact your mental and physical health. Here’s why research shows biking is best<p>We don’t have to sell you on cycling: If you’re here, you already know the myriad benefits of riding a bike. Now, a group of scientists have discovered even more good news regarding …

Subway Ridership Dropped Again in New York as Passengers Flee to Uber

In another alarming sign of the crisis plaguing New York City’s subway, ridership dropped for the second year in a row as passengers flee the system for Uber and other ride-hailing services, draining the transit system of badly needed revenue.<p>Annual subway ridership fell in 2017 to about 1.73 …

France-Italy High-Speed Rail Link May Be Scrapped, Minister Says

Italy’s Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said that all options are on the table on the future of a high-speed trail link between Italy and France, …

MTR Announces Details of New Hong Kong Station and Staff Uniforms

MTR has released more information on the <b>Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail link</b> which will start services in</b> …

Smart cities hold the key to a more connected and inclusive future for Africa

Mastercard, technology company in the global payments industry, continues to champion the fundamental role of smart cities in enabling a more …