Transportation

Vincenzo Nibali heads to hospital after Alpe d’Huez motorbike incident

<b>The Italian has a suspected fractured vertebrae from crashing on stage 11 of the Tour de France</b><p>Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), sitting …

Road Cycling

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

1. The Bernina Express from Switzerland to Italy<p>Roberto Moiola / Getty Images<p>The Bernina Express train makes its way through breathtaking views of …

Trains

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

1 of 12<p>Australia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Rocky Mountaineer<p>3 of 12<p>Israel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Ireland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views …

Costa Rica

The Person Who Cut You Off In Traffic Is Right

Merging is every drivers' nightmare. Numerous studies have shown that the zipper merge is the most efficient way for drivers to merge and ensure less …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Trucking Woes Plague Fed Districts With Drivers Hard to Find

American businesses want to keep trucking along, but they’re running into a persistent roadblock: A driver shortage amid high demand for freight …

Trucking

Google Maps for Motorcyclists Are Finally Here

Some markets are now testing bike friendly navigation.<p>Up until recently, motorcyclists have been thrown into the same category as motorized vehicles …

Google Maps

Why your car's power windows aren't all automatic

It's the very definition of a first-world problem: Some of the power windows in our cars operate with a single touch, while others require a constant press. Let's find the origins of this plague on society.<p>One-touch window closing is called "express-up" in regulatory language, and is regulated …

Autos

Cyclist Falls Through Drawbridge in Terrifying Video

A Wisconsin cyclist ignored the warning gates and rode a little too close to the raised bridge span<p>Every now and then, a video bubbles up on social media that makes us pinch ourselves in appreciation that, for all the ways we push ourselves on bikes, we’re still safe and on solid ground. Footage …

Tech Trends

McDonald's touts throwback collection on 'McDelivery Day'

McDonald’s is rolling out it’s “90s Throwback Collection” on Thursday.<p>The event is dubbed “#McDeliveryDay.”<p>The “McDelivery Swag” includes T-shirts, …

McDonald's

Take in the Fall Foliage From Amtrak's 1950s Glass-domed Train

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>The time for admiring the magnificent changing colors of leaves is just around the corner, and …

Travel

Flesh-eating bacteria kills 1, infects 9 in Virginia

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — Virginia health officials are warning people of the dangerous flesh-eating bacteria, Vibrio parahaemolyticus.<p>So far this year, nine people have contracted the infection in the region and one person has died. According to the Virginia Department of Health, Vibrio …

Environmental Health

Aldermen OK closing Chicago Avenue underpass overnight to quell partying

The pedestrian underpass at Chicago Avenue and Lake Shore Drive leading to Lake Shore Park will be sealed off overnight until Oct. 1 to stop drug-and …

Chicago

Chicago's Highway Signs Are Spreading Anti-Ketchup Propaganda

I swear to God this was not Photoshopped #chicago pic.twitter.com/48nXP3gwdC<p>— Kevin Pang (@pang) July 14, 2018<p>Ketchup is controversial. While …

USDOT

How Cars Divide America

Car dependence not only reduces our quality of life, it’s a crucial factor in America’s economic and political divisions.<p>Urbanists have long looked at cars as the scourge of great places. Jane Jacobs identified the automobile as the “chief destroyer of American communities.” Cars not only clog our …

Design Thinking

"This practice is a total travesty, as it makes biking in the city more dangerous and intentionally damages public property."

“Dear PoPville,<p>In NoMa, there’s a bike lane on M St. NE with dividers, which are constantly smashed and bent. I realized a few days ago that the …

Bike Lanes

Larry Page is quietly amassing a ‘flying car’ empire

Google co-founder revealed to be owner of Opener, a Canadian startup that just came out of stealth<p>One flying car seems absurd; Larry Page has three.<p>He started with Cora, a two-seater flying taxi, then added a sporty flying boat called Flyer, both developed by a company called Kitty Hawk. And last …

Flying Car

Amtrak revives famous viewing carriages – just in time for the New England autumn

Anyone who has more than a passing interest in the USA as a destination will already be aware of the joys of autumn in New England. The "Fall" - to use the American term - is a paintbox extravaganza which daubs the region's trees in many shades of red, gold, orange, brown and pink between the …

Trains

Mars, Kellogg’s, Pepsi line up to ride with Uber for new in-car commerce deal

Kellogg’s,Mars and Pepsi have been named as selected vendors looking to take advantage of a deal Uber worked out with in-car commerce startup Cargo …

Branding

Cycling: Tour director pays tribute to Cavendish after Briton fails to make time cut

BOURG-SAINT-MAURICE, France (Reuters) - Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme paid tribute to Mark Cavendish following the Briton’s exit from the race after he failed to make the time cut in Wednesday’s 11th stage.<p>Sprint specialist Cavendish, who has 30 Tour stage wins to his name, crossed …

Road Cycling

Nissan LEAF NISMO sport version is officially launching and going on sale this month

Nissan and Nismo, the automaker’s motorsports and in-house tuning division, have been teasing making a version of the new Leaf for a while and it’s now finally happening.<p>The Japanese automaker has announced the official debut and the start of sales of the new Leaf Nismo by the end of the month.<p>The …

Nissan Leaf

Taxi-Hailing Apps Take Root in Japan as SoftBank, Didi Join Fray

Using an app to order up a car ride isn’t common in Japan, even though ride-hailing has spread across the globe. That’s partly because finding a taxi …

SoftBank Group

8 ICONIC SUPERCARS THAT ARE SLOWER THAN A FORD FOCUS

A while back, we took a look at some classic, objectively cool American muscle cars and compared their speeds to a much-less-cool modern minivan… …

Supercars

Flytrex Preparing Aerial Food Delivery in North Carolina

Flytrex and North Carolina's DOT recently partnered to test drone deliveries. Holly Springs is about to experience these first-hand.<p>BORIS …

North Carolina

Highway Sign Takes Strong Anti-Ketchup Stance During Peak Hot Dog Season

To ketchup or not to ketchup: that may be the question, but this highway sign has a definitive answer for all drivers passing underneath its bold …

USDOT

7 Must-Read Property Investment Books and Podcasts

Purchasing your first investment property is incredibly exciting and also a little nerve-racking. This is completely understandable, given that real …

Real Estate

Aldermen approve renaming Congress Parkway for Ida B. Wells

Ald. Sophia King (4th) said Thursday she’ll be “ecstatic” the first time somebody calls her, asks where she is and she can proudly proclaim, “I’m on …

Chicago

7 Of The Gnarliest Mountain Bike Trails In The World

No one can deny that mountain biking is a gnarly sport in its own right.<p>However, when you throw in four-inch singletracks overlooking 2000ft drops …

Mountain Biking

Exclusive: Johor crown prince claims 'sovereignty' over water in the state, prefers ‘no federal interference’ on the issue

JOHOR BARU: The crown prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, has said that water in the state belongs to the state government, and he prefers …

Asia

Porsche Takes On Tesla With Its Stunning, First-Ever All-Electric Automobile

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Elon Musk’s Tesla, known for its electric cars, solar panels, and all-round clean energy, is up for …

Tesla

7 Easy Ways to Become a Morning Person

Make a resolution to stop hitting the snooze button! Stop being envious of your friend who wakes up naturally (how is that possible?), and try becoming a morning person yourself. Waking up early has its benefits: you get more sun exposure, you'll always have time for breakfast or exercise, and …

Sleep