transportation

gig economy

Someone's Going to Get Killed Charging Those E-Scooters

Companies like Lime and Bird encourage competition among contractors, which subjects them to the threat of physical violence for little pay.
Allie Conti
3.13.19
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A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.12.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

We Rode in the Automated Boats That Could Revolutionize Shipping

Autonomous "roboats" will be able to avoid collisions and find new, more efficient routes through the high seas.
Caroline Haskins
12.4.18
Views My Own

Western Canada Is Still Struggling to Replace Cancelled Greyhound Service

Here’s what that means for remote First Nations communities who rely on buses for medical travel.
Emily Riddle
11.1.18
Travel

All the People You’ll Meet on the Toronto Subway

All of the amazing characters you’re bound to stand, sit, or sleep next to on the TTC.
Ted Fraser
10.26.18
transportation

How Bike Share Systems Are Failing Us

Lower-income residents and people of color are less likely to use bike share systems in the US. Here’s why and what cities can do to make the bikes more accessible to everyone.
Anita Hamilton
8.22.18
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
8.1.18
Vice Guide to Right Now

Seth Rogen Will Be the Voice of Vancouver Transit

Vancouver is very on brand for Rogen; they are both often stoned.
Manisha Krishnan
7.26.18
transportation

The Neighbourhood Where Google Plans to Kill the Private Car

Inside the Internet giant’s plan to build a utopian car-free neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront.
Geoff Dembicki
5.7.18
Tunnel Vision

The L Train Shutdown May Spawn a New Generation of Bike People

Will subway-addicted New Yorkers really go in on bikes when America's largest subway shuts down one of its major lines? Experts and advocates sure hope so.
John Surico
9.6.17
Drugs

One Easy Fix for America's Infrastructure Crisis: Weed

The New York City subway—and lots of other important stuff people rely on across the country—is in a state of brutal disrepair. Legalizing weed could help.
Aaron Short
7.13.17
Canada 150

High-Speed Rail Is One of Canada’s Biggest Failures

You can blame both Prime Minister Trudeaus for this one.
James Wilt
6.26.17
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