Transportation

Here's what BART looked like on the original 1972 opening day

The future rolled into the Bay Area 45 years ago when the first BART line began operation between Fremont and Oakland. This weekend the transit system finally inches further south with the opening of the Warm Springs/South Fremont Station.<p>How does the initial fanfare compare to that first train out …

BART

The train graveyard at the 'edge of the world'

Melbourne-based photographer Chris Staring captured a series of stunning photos of the train graveyard, known locally as the 'Cementerio de …

Trains

The Toyota RAV4 serves up serious bang for the buck — but it's a boring drive

No segment is currently more important in the auto industry than SUVs.<p>Both compact and mid-size crossover SUVs account for 35% of all cars and trucks sold in the United States. Honda's CR-V, the best-selling crossover in the United States, has achieved seven straight years of sale gains.<p>Meanwhile, …

Engineering

Work on Gravois underway in city; county looking at what to do with its portion of road

Bike lanes coming between Christy and Chippewa, and from Grand to Russell

Bike Lanes

Moscow: Metro stations that look like Palaces

Moscow’s palace stations<p>Russia has some of the most interesting architectural works in the world, but they would be unlikely to reach the metro …

Transit

Uber crash causes firm to pause self-driving car program

A collision in Arizona between one of the company's robocars and a human-driven vehicle prompts Uber to halt the autonomous program while it investigates.<p>The wild ride continues for Uber's robocar program.<p>One of the company's self-driving vehicles wound up on its side Friday night after a collision …

Uber

Documentary Lets You Ride Along in the Carrera Panamericana Revival

Documentary follows a 1962 Porsche 356B campaigned in a revival of the Carrera<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>Unfortunately, the golden era of motorsports competition has long since passed, taking with it the wild, …

Roads

MetroLink tax hike touted as way to move the city forward

Critics say plan needs to be more fully formed before it deserves support.

Transit

The world most beautiful railway journey in one infographic

AT MATADOR NETWORK, we love train travel. We like the idea of slowing down to get places, checking out the landscapes from the window, and having the …

Train Travel

New Hitachi express train's first Welsh test journey

<b>A new intercity express train has completed its first test journey in Wales.</b><p>Hitachi, which is building and maintaining the new fleet, ran the train's maiden journey along the Great Western main line to Swansea on Wednesday.<p>The firm said it had "more seats, more space and better on-board technology".<p>…

Trains

Affordable EVs for the Masses Are Already Here

The bus market may be dominated by electric vehicles before you know it.<p>Electric vehicles have been a big topic of conversation in the auto industry …

Electric Vehicles

Penn Station Commuters Grit Teeth Through Massive Delays Due To Amtrak Derailment

<i>Commuters in Penn Station wait to see the fate of their trains. (Photo by Scott Lynch)</i><p>Commuters trying to leave the city from Penn Station on Friday …

Trains

MAN To Test Electric Semi Truck Later This Year

<b>Published on</b> March 25th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>March 25th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>MAN, the heavy truck division of Volkswgen, says it will begin testing …

After Ban, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad Who Assaulted Airline Staff, Travels By Train

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had to travel by train on Friday after domestic airlines unitedly "banned" him from flying on their aircraft for …

Airlines

Wiltshire-Somerset train services restored after derailment

<b>Rail services in part of the West of England have been restored after a freight train carrying stone aggregate derailed.</b><p>Track repairs have been completed between Westbury and Castle Cary and the line has now reopened.<p>Network Rail said some minor signalling issues remain in the area.<p>Passengers are …

Trains

Shocking moment toddler flies into window of double decker bus after driver slams on brakes

A video of a toddler smashing into the window of a double decker bus after a driver slammed on his brakes in Weston-super-Mare, has emerged.<p>The …

Trains

Rent a Car Albania Tips | Albania Travel Blog

Albania Travel Blog: Rent a Car Albania Tips<p>A road trip in and around Albania will be a wonderfully rewarding experience and one which will give you …

Albania

New Toyota Mirai billboards in California help clear the air

Why it matters to you<p>Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles like the Mirai are one possible step toward the future of mass-produced zero-emission vehicles, and …

Hydrogen

Nicklaus: Used car prices signal end to new-car sales boom

The first cracks in the auto industry’s sales boom are showing up not in a shiny new car salesroom but in the used car lot down the street.<p>J.D. …

St. Louis

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Off to a Rocky Start

Internal documents show they need a human to take control about every mile.<p>Uber's self-driving cars are having a little trouble getting down the road on their own. During the week of March 8, the 43 active self-driving Uber cars on the road only drove an average of about 0.8 miles before the safety …

Driverless Cars

Raised ferry loaded onto transport vessel

Salvage crews have towed a corroded South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing what was seen as the most …

Park Geun-hye

Charity calls for change over time

A ROAD safety charity is renewing calls to make roads safer and brighter in the evenings.<p>Ahead of the clocks going forward this weekend, Brake is …

Traffic Safety

From 0 to 60, the driverless car transportation revolution is coming

OPINION | The United States is a technology leader. Now we need to focus on creating jobs in this new field.

Driverless Cars

2018 Toyota C-HR: What You Need to Know | U.S. News & World Report

<b>Introducing Toyota’s New “Coupe High-Rider” Subcompact SUV</b><p>The all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR will present itself this April. The subcompact crossover SUV …

Manthey Porsche Wins VLN1

Photo: VLN<p>Manthey Racing has captured victory in Saturday’s opening round of the VLN, following late-race drama for the Falken Porsche 911 GT3 …

Roads

Toronto still more than $7 billion short for transit projects even after federal budget funding

Toronto is still more than $7 billion short of what it requires to pay for urgently needed transit projects, despite an injection of funding from the …

Transit

Snarled commute looms after passenger trains collide in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters to both New Jersey and Long Island faced a difficult journey home Friday evening after two passenger trains clipped each other during the morning rush at Penn Station, jolting riders and creating major travel disruptions but causing no serious injuries.<p>The accident …

Trains

Footage of Severn Valley Railway locomotive on 50th anniversary

Volunteers at a heritage railway are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first locomotive to travel on the restored line.<p>Large crowds turned out on 25 March, 1967, to see locomotive No 3205 steam out of Bridgnorth's Severn Valley Railway station, in Shropshire.<p>The railway has released colour …

Locomotives

Hydrogen-powered train with zero emissions completes test run in Germany

Why it matters to you<p>You could one day be riding on a train that's entirely silent and produces nothing but water vapor as an emission.<p>A train …

Trains

Just Cool Cars: 1966 Pontiac 2+2 is sleek, powerful

USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard talks to Paul Jamieson of Studio City, Calif., about his 1966 Pontiac 2+2, the performance version of a Catalina Video by Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY<p>BURBANK, Calif. -- Growing up in Michigan, Paul Jamieson fell hard for a Pontiac that he could only describe as "the GTO's …

Roads