Gov't adds emergency brake features to safety device list
The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.
Dutch approve large-scale testing of self-driving cars
The Dutch government on Friday approved large-scale testing of self-driving cars and trucks on public roads, saying the technology could greatly reduce traffic jams and improve road safety.
Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks
Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles' traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber ...
Social equity in urban transportation planning
During the 20th century, urban transportation planning in North America was mainly concerned with easing traffic congestion, improving safety and saving time for motorists. These days, most cities' transportation ...
App improves the safety of blind pedestrians in cities
Siemens is developing a system that helps blind and visually impaired people walk safely through cities. In cooperation with the Technical University of Braunschweig and several partners, Siemens is working ...
As Austin grows, so does its traffic woes
Ask any Austinite what they enjoy least about the city, and many will mention the escalating traffic issues. According to Forbes, Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., and without a tran ...
Bicyclists willing to ride up to 3 miles to catch bus, train, study shows
If three American metro areas are any indication, few people ride their bicycles to a bus or train station to commute to work, and those who do only travel an average of 1 to 2 miles. That suggests to a University ...
NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found
Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow ...
Four large objects detected in AirAsia wreckage hunt
Indonesian officials said Saturday that they were confident wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 had been located after sonar equipment detected four massive objects on the ocean floor.
Sony: PlayStation back online after 3-day outage
Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.