Transportation

Why You Should Do Photography Work For Free

We’re often told as photographers not to work for free. I disagree. I think when we’re starting off, it is a good idea to work for free. Then as you …

Street Photography

Regulators scramble to stay ahead of self-driving cars

Some believe that the federal government must step in to create a national standard pertaining to testing, crash liability and design requirements<p>Self-driving cars are only starting to navigate the nation's streets, but regulators are scrambling to catch up.<p>In the race to deliver cars that can …

Elaine Chao

While we wait for autonomous cars, here are 6 ways to be a better human driver

There's a pretty good chance we'll have cars that can drive themselves in our lifetimes.<p>But given the regulatory hurdles, it's unlikely autonomous vehicles will be available to the masses anytime soon. So in the interim, we humans will have to continue to drive ourselves.<p>Cars are much safer than …

India needs New Delhi-size landfills for waste by 2050: Assocham report

<b>New Delhi:</b> With India littering its waste without sufficient treatment, it needs to set aside about 88 sq. km of precious land—the size of New Delhi …

MTA

Nissan turns over a new self-driving Leaf with ProPilot

Nissan has revealed some of the self-driving features coming to the next generation Leaf EV, due to start shipping before the end of the year.<p>The ProPilot driver assist is not anywhere near the fully autonomous future we keep hearing about, but it will control steering, acceleration, and braking in …

Nissan

I Absolutely Hate Driving & I Just Can’t Understand How People Find It Relaxing

<b>We'd been dating for over 4 years and one day, out of the blue, we broke up.</b> Friends, family and foes, everyone was equally shocked. We were the …

Love

Chrysler Pacifica official vehicle of Canada Day

It seems everything has an official sponsor these days and apparently Canada Day is no different, with the Chrysler Pacifica being named the official …

Canada

Tracks – The Train Set Game Rolls Onto Early Access September 28

Tracks – The Train Set Game Rolls Onto Early Access September 28<p>/ June 25, 2017 at 10:01 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p><i>Tracks – The Train Set Game</i>, a …

Trains

The one thing you can do before work that will make you less stressed

According to new research.<p>Nothing is worse than feeling overwhelmingly stressed as soon as you arrive at work, but new research might have finally …

Southeast Michigan becomes leader in smart road technology

Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing "connected" roads and traffic signals that will "talk" directly to the next generation of …

Via figuring out how to retrieve train from Churchill cut off by rail closure

2 locomotives, 5 passenger cars are sitting at the station in the northern Manitoba community<p>Most of the talk since rail service to Churchill in …

Trains

ISRO’s satellite-based chips to alert people at unmanned rail crossings

Satellite-based chip systems will now alert road users at unmanned level crossings about approaching trains and also help in tracking train movement …

Trains

Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection, calls it a beckon of ‘Swachh Bharat’ movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation …

India

See inside the forgotten tunnel that's been closed to drivers for 50 years

Drivers in Merseyside are used to passing through the Queensway Tunnel to get between Liverpool and the Wirral.<p>But some eagle-eyed motorists driving …

States get ready for the self-driving car revolution

A USA TODAY Network survey of nearly a dozen states hoping to lead the way in autonomous vehicles reveals varying degrees of readiness across the nation<p>Self-driving vehicles are synonymous with sophisticated sensors producing terabytes of data being analyzed by powerful computers. But it seems the …

Business

RAILROADS: Powerful force of suppliers

Every piece of the North American railroad system — with more than 1.4 million railcars pulled by more than 26,000 locomotives across 140,000 miles …

Locomotives

Column: No: Americans will always seek thrill of the open road

SELF-DRIVING cars will kill the precious thrill of the open road while hurting large segments of our economy.<p>When killjoys and bureaucrats get their …

U.S. Department of Transportation

Rail delays between Swansea and London due to repair work

<b>Engineering work will mean rail journey times between Swansea and London will be extended by up to 45 minutes.</b><p>Great Western Railway said emergency track repairs on Sunday would hit services to Bristol as well.<p>Trains from south Wales to London will be diverted between Newport and Swindon and will …

Trains

Cities vie to become hubs of self-driving technology

Cities that have emerged as leaders in autonomous vehicle testing and innovation have some combination of leading corporations, cutting edge university research and enthusiastic political support<p>The development of self-driving cars has pitched a handful of cities into a new gold rush, a chance to …

Technology

How to pass your driving test - top tips from a Liverpool instructor

The tricky local roads where learners fail - and the obvious things people forget

Transportation (UK)

Person dead after hit by Via Rail train at Danforth GO station

Metrolinx says Lakeshore East service to Danforth GO and Scarborough GO has resumed<p>A person who was hit by a Via Rail train on Sunday morning at the …

Trains

Taking sides over where gas caps are placed

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TOP AUTO NEWS2017 Jeep Compass video review | 1:28<p>Compact SUV adds new features to Jeep's traditional strengths. Mark …

Detroit

DOTr leads marking of Manila-Clark railway’s 5 future stations

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) leads on Monday (June 26) the marking of five future stations of the Manila-Clark Railway Project, the line …

Philippines

Canada News

A Round Up of Canadian News Stories<p>The Rocky Mountains<p>Banff<p>Anne of Green Gables House<p>Oysters on Prince Edward Island<p>Avoid last minute disappointment …

Canada

London Underground decorated with rainbows to celebrate Pride 2017

London's transport network is planning to wrap its vehicles and decorate the Underground with rainbow patterns as part of its biggest ever campaign for LGBT Pride.<p>To raise awareness for the campaign that champions the rights of the LGBT+ community, Transport for London is applying the colourful …

Transport for London

The privatization of the subway is the solution New Yorkers need

A recent surge in breakdowns, delays and overcrowding at New York’s subway system — in conjunction with a steady stream of rate hikes — has left many New Yorkers fuming and seeking answers.<p>By citing proximate causes like record-high ridership, the <i>New York Times</i> attempted to provide those answers in …

MTA

Honda's Self-Driving Approach Starts With the Acura NSX Supercar

For all its prowess, there’s something weird about the NSX. Acura's supercar uses a quartet of motors—three electric, one gas—to put power to any …

Millennials want to keep their beloved Bloor bike lanes — boomers, not so much

Poll finds 7 in 10 Torontonians surveyed support lanes, highest support from 18 to 34-year-olds<p>A new poll shows support for the Bloor Street bicycle …

Bike Lanes

Britain’s most beautiful narrow-gauge railways, from Norfolk to Wales

Chris Arnot names the five British railways that every train lover should have on their bucket list.<p>Chris has spent months travelling on many of …

Trains

Helsinki wants to convince people to give up their cars

JUNE 23, 2017 HELSINKI, FINLAND—For years, environmentalists and urban planners on both sides of the Atlantic have been fantasizing about few- or no-car city living, in order to make their municipalities easier and safer places to live, while also reducing their carbon footprint.<p>The mayors of a …

Cities