transportation

transportation

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?
Ankita Rao
3.9.19
permafrost

Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage

About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.18
Moveable

This Drone Footage Captures China’s Massive Bikeshare Graveyards

Photographer Wu Guoyong travelled around China to record these colorful mass graves.
Tracey Lindeman
8.2.18
money brain

Impatience Is Making You Broke

The old saying "haste makes waste" applies to your wallet as well. Here are 25 ways to save money just by slowing down.
Anita Hamilton
8.2.18
tech

Here Are 13 Ways to Use the Cable Car, the Emoji No One Likes

🚡is the least used emoji on Twitter, but you can change that.
Eve Peyser
7.11.18
Health

A Motorcycle Helmet Will Call an Ambulance and Text Your Family If You Have an Accident

Many people in Pakistan drive motorcycles. An Islamabad startup hopes their helmet will keep them safe.
Samar Warsi
1.2.18
inequality

When Your Used Car Makes You a Target for Cops

Buying a car and actually owning it in the eyes of the law are not the same thing. Some Americans are finding that out the hard way.
David Dayen
3.2.17
Design

Bjarke Ingels Is Designing a Hyperloop for Dubai

The Danish starchitect has spoken, and the future of travel will be plated in chrome.
Beckett Mufson
11.9.16
Art

Chuckle at These Unfortunate Crash Landing Paintings

The artist Oliver Jeffers’ subverts the normal expectations of landscapes inserting a nosediving rocket and a sinking skyscraper.
Diana Shi
7.23.16
thump news

We Spoke to the Now-Grown Up 12-Year-Old The Avalanches Sampled on Their New Song

The sample is from a cult no wave/post-punk EP by Chandra called 'Transportation.'
Alexander Iadarola
6.8.16
Art

A Sculptor Made Your Childhood Model Kit the Size of a Building

Nova Jiang's playful sculpture is a nod to the public transport system that helped transform LA.
Kevin Holmes
1.7.16
Leslie's Diary Comics

Leslie's Flight Gets Canceled in Today's Comic from Leslie Stein

The airport video game is a hard one to beat.
Leslie Stein
12.5.15
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