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Buckle Up: Google's Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road
Self-Driving Cars

Buckle Up: Google's Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road

The autonomous cars will drive on public roads in California starting this summer.
Catherine Clifford
Segway Is Now a Chinese Company
Transportation

Segway Is Now a Chinese Company

The electric two-wheeled transportation vehicle has been bought by Beijing-based competitor Ninebot.
Catherine Clifford
Elon Musk: Human-Driven Cars Might Someday Be Banned
24/7 Tech

Elon Musk: Human-Driven Cars Might Someday Be Banned

The visionary entrepreneur later backpedaled on his bold claim about the future of transportation.
Catherine Clifford
SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive
SXSW

SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive

The 3,500-mile trip will be unmanned and launched by Delphi, the automotive supplier.
Linda Lacina
Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW
SXSW

Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW

Darling, sit down. Someone will do that for you.
Linda Lacina
Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares
Uber

Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares

Transportation technology company Gett is doing its best to undercut the San Francisco-based ridesharing giant.
Catherine Clifford
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality
Hyperloop

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality

This time, a company wants to build it over a five-mile stretch in California.
Phil LeBeau
Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump
Uber

Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.
Catherine Clifford
Google Rolls Out First Working Prototype of Self-Driving Car
Self-Driving Cars

Google Rolls Out First Working Prototype of Self-Driving Car

'We hope to see you on the streets of Northern California in the new year,' the company said.
Benjamin Snyder
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s
New York City

Built for Business: Midtown Manhattan in the 1920s

A swirl of development, spurred on by Grand Central Terminal's construction, shaped New York City's central business district as a major epicenter of American capitalism.
Donald Miller
Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?
Innovation

Are Trains and Self-Driving Cars Headed for a (Political) Collision?

The promise of autonomous vehicles is becoming a talking point for opponents of mass transit systems.
David Z. Morris
Uber's Nonprofit Ride-Sharing Pilot Program in China Shifts Into High Gear
Uber

Uber's Nonprofit Ride-Sharing Pilot Program in China Shifts Into High Gear

'People's Uber,' the company's pilot program that connects car owners with passengers, is expanding its presence in China.
Catherine Clifford
This Ridesharing Service You've Never Heard of Has 10 Million Members and Counting
Ridesharing Apps

This Ridesharing Service You've Never Heard of Has 10 Million Members and Counting

BlaBlaCar is like Uber for long-distance trips, and this week it just launched in its 13th country.
Catherine Clifford