Investing in bus systems may yield return for workforce and employers
A quality public bus system may help manufacturers and retailers to retain employees, says a new study from Ball State University.
Perth commuters face cyber threat via free wi-fi
In light of the proposal to introduce free wi-fi throughout Perth's public transport network be aware that there are increased cyber security risks, warns ECU computer security expert Professor Andrew Woodward.
San Francisco commuters snub public transit for $6 bus ride
The compact city that inspired ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft is offering a new way to get to work: fancy $6 big-bus rides with spacious seating, free Wi-Fi and attendants who deliver snacks.
Minnesota engineer takes on climate control giants
Deepinder Singh, a Minnesota entrepreneur born in India, met the girl he would marry on a school bus in Punjab Province about 30 years ago.
New technology light-weight electric buses charge while operating
Helsinki Region Transport and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd will launch an extensive joint pilot to introduce highly efficient light-weight electric buses. Buses have technology to charge their batteries in ...
Britain's first poo-powered bus takes to the road
Britain's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste took to the road in Bristol on Thursday.
Preparing for a zero-emission urban bus system
In order to create a competitive and sustainable transport system, the EU must look to alternative fuels to replace or complement petrol and diesel. Not only will this reduce transport emissions but it will ...
Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway
Ministers in Norway—a major and rich oil-producing country—are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.
StopInfo for OneBusAway app makes buses more usable for blind riders
It's a daily routine for many transit riders in the Seattle area: Pull out your smartphone, check the OneBusAway app, then decide whether you need to sprint to the bus stop or can afford that last sip of ...
TOSA buses power up for less
EPFL scientists have developed a mathematical model to minimize the infrastructure and operational costs of the TOSA ultra-rapid rechargeable electric bus system.
Image: Testing the electrical power subsystem of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
(Phys.org) —At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems facilities in Redondo Beach, California, integration and test technicians work on a mock-up of the James Webb Space Telescope spacecraft bus, testing the ...
Electric school buses that power grid could save school districts millions
Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars—and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes—based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College ...
Battery-electric bus does over 700 miles in 24 hours (w/ video)
Four GOES-R instruments ready for integration
Four of the six instruments that will fly on the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series (GOES-R) were delivered to Lockheed Martin in Denver for integration onto the spacecraft bus ...