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Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans Hyperloop Contest
Hyperloop

Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans Hyperloop Contest

A Hyperloop pod competition would follow up on Musk's a high-speed transit concept.
Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.
100 Brilliant Companies

Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.

A startup goes the extra mile to help travelers in Europe plan routes.
10 U.S. Cities With the Longest Commute Times
Commutes

10 U.S. Cities With the Longest Commute Times

Transportation researchers analyzed how long it takes workers in the biggest cities to get to and from work.
Catherine Clifford
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
Elon Musk

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