Expert discusses the traffic impacts of Uber, Lyft

When John Zimmer took a city planning course in college, he had an epiphany: We've built our communities entirely around cars. As a result, we have more traffic and pollution and fewer green spaces, sidewalks and parks. Determined ...

Smart trains with no driver

Everyone's talking about autonomous cars, wondering if they'll soon be whizzing along our roads. This hype surprises me, because many vehicles in other transport systems have been moving about driverless for years, or even ...

Six rules for improving city bus services

Public transport that is safe, efficient and effective is a core priority when it comes to city-building. While trains get a lot of attention, buses can also deliver successful public transport services – if we can overcome ...

People are stranded in 'transit deserts' in dozens of US cities

Less than two months after President Donald Trump pledged in his State of the Union Address to "rebuild our crumbling infrastructure," prospects look dim. The Trump administration is asking Congress for ideas about how to ...

No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating the growth in a new type of technology, inserted under the skin, and set to revolutionise the way we gain access to our homes, our bank accounts and use public ...

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