Despite residents' concerns about additional traffic, officials claim the upcoming subway shutdown will actually "result in a beneficial temporary impact to air quality.”
At a community meeting in Brooklyn, residents seemed to have resigned themselves to their fate.
What happens when private bikeshare companies approach the public sector?
Despite a string of sometimes deadly explosions, the US Department of Transportation will allow the rail industry to transport crude oil in aging tanker cars for another two years.
In this excerpt from ‘Pipeline Nation,' VICE News speaks to the EPA’s Onsite Coordinator at the site of the Yellowstone River pipeline spill about the difficulties of recovering oil once it’s polluted the water.
Coming soon: VICE News visits the site of a pipeline spill that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River, and to find out why the industry has such weak regulatory oversight.
The US Department of Transportation has proposed a phase-out of dangerous DOT-111 tanker cars but the new model that will take their place has been involved in a series of explosions over the past month.
The US Department of Transportation predicts 207 total derailments by 2034, including 10 “higher consequence events” causing significant damage and potential fatalities.