Commuting

BMW proposes congestion-busting elevated roads for zero-emission commuting

The idea is that bicycles, as well as a range of other electric mobility devices, including stand-up scooters, e-bikes and small electric motorcycles …

Transportation

Delays across rail network frustrate commuters

Travel

"Google, how's my commute?" Now you can get train info without even typing as Trainline adds Google Assistant voice support

Travellers can now get information about their commute just by asking their phone or smart speaker, saving valuable time from typing on screen and …

Google

Couple give up commute to London to launch their own business and have no regrets

SIMON Hempenstall, 44, and wife Clare, 51, were both getting tired of having to endure the daily commute.<p>He worked in recruitment, she in office …

Amazing

Commuter rail train derails in Andover

An MBTA commuter rail train derailed in Andover on Monday morning.<p>Haverhill Train 201 was stopped at Reading due to a slow-speed derailment near …

Commuter Rail

Needham Junction station loses 48 commuter parking spaces

Advertisement<p>There are now 48 fewer parking spaces available at the Needham Junction station for commuter rail passengers, according to a notice from …

Boston

Are we stupid?!: Mammoliti reveals his top commuting pet peeves

Are we stupid?!: Mammoliti reveals his top commuting pet peeves<p>Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti counts down his top 5 commuting pet peeves as a part of …

Travel

This German Train Concept Could Make Commuting Actually Fun

Germany has long been ahead of the curve when it comes to groundbreaking feats of engineering, and the country’s latest design concept — a …

Travel

Friday Roundup: Cycling Odds & Ends

• <b>AllTrails offers real-time air quality data to avoid pollution hotspots</b> – Alltrails has partnered with BreezoMeter so bikers and outdoor enthusiasts …

Cycling

Local dad picks up final NEWS 1130 Worst Commute prize - NEWS 1130

METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – In the final week of “Vancouver’s Worst Commute,” it’s a soccer dad for the win!<p>Not only does Steve Bozzetto deal with …

Soccer

GRAPHIC: Airbus set to test self-flying taxi

Airbus have revealed they are to test a self-piloted flying taxi as part of an effort to alleviate congestion by taking commuting to the skies.<p>Airbus …

News (Ireland)

Cambridge bike-lane brouhaha heats up as critics vow grassroots takeover

Say city moving too fast<p>Cambridge residents and business owners upset over the city’s recent installation of protected bike lanes along Brattle and Cambridge streets in the Harvard Square area have vowed to take over citywide transportation planning via a grassroots movement.<p>The declaration came …

Boston

City pledges $145K to figure out problem with Valencia bike lanes

Staffers will record how often ride-hailing drivers block bike traffic<p>On Tuesday, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) approved $145,000 to study bike lanes and bike traffic on Valencia Street, a year-long project that may lead to physical barriers for cyclists and increased …

Cycling

Commuting time is the key for young professionals

Distance to the job is the top factor in where Toronto's talented young workers choose to live.

Canadian News

Here’s a summary of the MBTA’s 2017 Thanksgiving schedule

With the holidays rapidly approaching, the MBTA has released its 2017 Fall/Winter commuter rail schedule and paused some of the long-term …

Boston

Here are some travel tips for this Thanksgiving

With one of the busiest travel holidays of the year around the corner, state transportation agencies are offering tips to those who will be caught in …

Boston

People in Bolton want more protected bike lanes new report reveals.

PEOPLE in Bolton want more protected bike lanes, the UK’s biggest assessment of cycling in cities has revealed.<p>The Bike Life report, commissioned …

Cycling

On Super Bowl Sunday, Minneapolis light rail lines off-limits to non-ticket holders

(Second, if you count the building they're playing it in; you should.)<p>On Monday, unionized workers with Metro Transit voted to reject a contract …

Minneapolis

Sustrans study of seven UK cities shows 4 in 5 people want segregated bike lanes

A 7,700 person strong study spanning seven of the UK’s major cities has again demonstrated an immense appetite for provision for cycling …

Cycling

Commentary: Focus SMRT’s recovery on dealing with delays and disruptions decisively

SINGAPORE: Recently, SMRT has come under criticism for issues ranging from train disruptions late last week leaving commuters angry over the lack of …

Management

Top GTA neighbourhoods ranked by commute times

Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Maple, Vaughan and Port Perry – what do all of these towns and cities have in common? According to a report by The Red Pin, …

Toronto

Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more

A mammoth highway project that would dramatically reshape the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and affect the commute of hundreds of thousands of …

Boston

King Street pilot project: Toronto finally finds the courage to address its commuting mess

Rush hour on Toronto's King streetcar is usually hell on steel wheels. The packed streetcars that travel the city's busiest above-ground public transit route trundle along at the pace of a Victorian landau, stuck in traffic like everyone else. Walking is often faster. Cyclists fly past.<p>So commuters …

Toronto

13 tips for all commuters to make your journey easier

<b>Working from home is a perk that many of us aren’t lucky enough to have, but the commuting life doesn’t have to be that awful.</b><p>Should you separate the …

Protected Bike Lanes Guard Cyclists from Pollution

As a relatively new cyclist and resident of South Seattle, the recent The Urbanist piece about the downgrading of protected bike lanes frustrated me. …

Pollution

Boy Receives Honor After Saving Train From Potential Disaster

HAVERHILL (CBS) — A Haverhill sixth grader is being celebrated for jumping into action after he saw that a tree had fallen onto the train tracks by …

Commuter Rail

Advocacy Group Proposes Plan To Connect Brooklyn & Queens By Light Rail

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A plan to make commuting easier between Brooklyn and Queens involves connecting the two boroughs by light rail.<p>If you’re …

Commuter Rail

Bloor Street bike lanes heralded but cycling infrastructure lags behind other Canadian cities

'Toronto has struggled to put in place, and then keep, individual bike lanes,' an urban planner says<p>When a stretch of separated bicycle lanes along a …

Cycling

Commuters at risk as provincial government plans to end bus contracts

The future of thousands of bus commuters hangs in the balance because the Gauteng department of roads and transport wants to dump a number of bus …

Transportation

Activists Form Chains of “Human Bollards” to Demand Protected Bike Lanes

Last weekend in San Francisco, bike advocates formed a human chain along the Embarcadero. They were calling for physical protection of a green bike …

Cycling